00110 Toileting self-care deficit

00110 Toileting self-care deficit

Definition of the NANDA label

State in which the individual has an inability to carry out or complete the activities of using the urinal and the WC by himself.

Inability to independently perform tasks associated with bowel and bladder elimination.

Defining characteristics

• Inability to reach the toilet or urinal.
• Inability to sit or get up from the toilet or urinal.
• Inability to use the urinal.
• Inability to handle clothing for evacuation.
• Inability to flush, empty and clean the toilet or urinal after use.
• Inability to carry out adequate cleaning after using the toilet.

Related factors

• Decreased or lack of motivation.
• Weakness or tiredness.
• Severe anxiety.
• Impaired mobility and the ability to move.
• Perceptual or cognitive impairment.
• Pain.
• Neuromuscular and musculoskeletal impairment.
• Environmental barriers.

Associated condition

• Alteration in cognitive functioning
• Musculoskeletal impairment
• Neuromuscular impairment
• Perceptual disorders


• AVD personal care.
• Personal care: hygiene.
• Personal care: use of the toilet.


• Help with self-care: grooming.
• Help with self-care: bathing, hygiene.
• Bowel training.