Occupational Therapy -> Activities of Daily Living / Self-care -> Personal Hygiene

Personal Hygiene

Personal hygiene and grooming includes tasks required to care for our hair, skin, eyes, nose, teeth, etc. Some common tasks include putting on makeup/deodorant, brushing teeth/hair, flossing teeth, trimming nails, etc.


  • Teen Physical and Mental Hygiene image 1

    Teen Physical and Mental Hygiene

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Visual/Photo Resource. Hygiene. Teen Girls. Visual Support.

  • School Memories - Image Collection preview

    School Memories - Image Collection

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    School Rules. Back to School. School Areas. Playground. Lunch. Fire Safety. Language Resource. School Dynamic. Classroom. School Cafeteria. School Toilets. Washing hands. Toilet Papers. Occupationa...

  • Personal Hygiene Items preview

    Personal Hygiene Items

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Personal Hygiene and Body Parts. One visual of hygiene items for kids and 2 worksheets to promote an open and honest discussion about the importance of good hygiene habits.

    Includes activity list
  • Make With Shapes -- Before School Hygiene and Health preview

    Make With Shapes -- Before School Hygiene and Health

    Nate Hill

    This resource provides shapes that can be traced and steps for laying out the completed shapes to create an image. The patient can then match the completed image they created with one of 3 photos. ...

    Includes activity list
  • My Morning Routine preview

    My Morning Routine

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    ADL Resource. Chores. Senses. Routine. Occupational Therapy Resource. Activities of daily living: waking up; showering, teeth brushing, dressing, making the bed, eating breakfast, preparing lunch. ...

    Includes activity list
  • Afternoon and Evening Routine preview

    Afternoon and Evening Routine

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Activities of Daily Living . Chores. Routine. Senses. Visuals: homework, reading, playtime, chores, brushing teeth, going to bed. Promotes discussion with the client about personal routines and can...

    Includes activity list

Goal Bank

  • Given visual cues, Nicolas will wash hands with soap and water after 3 verbal cue as measured by teacher observation over 3 consecutive weeks, to demonstrate personal hygiene skills.
  • As a building block to self care skills, Raymon will brush the teeth and hair of a model with moderate cuing for completing all steps as seen 80% of opportunities across 4 different sessions within 4 therapy months.