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From: The COACH prompting system to assist older adults with dementia through handwashing: An efficacy study

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The five essential steps of handwashing. Successful activity completion was considered to be any sequence of steps that took the participant from "Start" to "Finish". As the long-term care facility's guidelines required the use of liquid soap wetting one's hands before getting the soap was not considered an essential step in the activity, therefore the water on and soap used steps are interchangeable.

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