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Bibs for Adults - to Keep Clothes Clean
In order to protect clothing from food scraps during meals, bibs for adults in particular are the ideal solution. The senior bibs can simply be hung around the neck, then tied or closed with Velcro and thus represent optimal clothing protection.
Since the coordination between eyes and hands becomes more difficult with age or is simply a lot of effort for people with physical impairments, the bibs help people to finally enjoy their meals again. Order bibs for adults now! Continue reading at the end of this page.
Different Types of Bibs
Bibs for adults come in different designs, materials, sizes and colors. They are available in versions with 1, 2 or 3 layers. Another type of distinction is the closure of the bibs. These are either tied, closed with snaps or with Velcro. The materials are mostly terrycloth, cotton or even plastics and silicone.
Of course, the practical everyday help is available as a disposable bib, but also as a reusable version that can be washed in the washing machine. Here is an overview of the different adult bibs:
- Disposable Bibs
- Bib with Catch Pocket
- Bib with Sleeves
- Waterproof Bibs
- Absorbent Bibs
Disposable bibs are increasingly being used in inpatient care and are particularly useful when a sterile environment is required. They are intended for single use and should therefore be discarded after use.
Bib with Catch Pocket
The catch bag or crumb tray prevents food scraps and crumbs from ending up on the floor. Instead, the leftovers end up in the bag and the floor stays clean. These aprons are reusable and can be washed in the washing machine.
Bib with Sleeves
These bibs for adults are particularly suitable for people who feed themselves and have difficulties doing so. So if a large area of the upper body needs to be covered, these eating bibs are the ideal solution.
The bibs absorb liquids, but also ensure that they do not penetrate the fabric. This means that the clothes stay dry and the supply of food and drinks is no longer a problem.
These adult bibs are particularly absorbent and absorb liquids very quickly. They are particularly useful when liquid food is given frequently, in order to optimally protect clothing from stains.
Which Closure for the Adult Bib is the Most Practical?
Closure to Tie:
The tightness of the lacing can be chosen individually. The bib for seniors is placed around the neck and tied. The person to be cared for will probably need help here.
Closure with Velcro:
Most people can easily put on and attach a protective bib with Velcro themselves, even if mobility is restricted. Here it is also possible to close the bib to different degrees for adults.
Closure with Push Button:
Push buttons can be an obstacle due to limited motor skills. Here people may need help putting on the bib. In most cases, the width around the neck of the dining bibs with snaps cannot be chosen flexibly, unless there are different rows of buttons that offer an alternative width.
Cleaning Adult Bibs
Disposable bibs for adults can of course be thrown away after use. Reusable bibs require different cleaning procedures depending on the bib. To do this, read the cleaning instructions for the respective adult bib. Bibs with a moisture-proof coating should only be washed carefully in order to maintain the impermeability properties. Other senior bibs can be washed at high temperatures. Most bibs for adults can also be tumble dried.