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go down the toilet

To fail; to be ruined or destroyed; to be squandered or wastefully discarded. My father's company is now going down the toilet because of the incompetent new CEO. All of our savings have gone down the toilet ever since Jack had his little gambling spree in Las Vegas.
See also: down, toilet

toilet mouth

A person who uses obscenities, vulgarities, or profanities in their speech, especially at inappropriate times. Used especially in reference to a child or as a childish rebuke to an adult. Hey, you little toilet mouth! If I hear you speaking like that around your grandmother again, you're going to be grounded for a week! Well there's no need to be a toilet mouth about it, Rick. You could have refused like a civilized person.
See also: mouth, toilet

potty mouth

A person who uses obscenities, vulgarities, or profanities in their speech, especially at inappropriate times. Used especially in reference to a child or as a childish rebuke to an adult. Hey, you little potty mouth! If I hear you speaking like that around your grandmother again, you're going to be grounded for a week! Well there's no need to be a potty mouth about it, Rick. You could have just said no like a civilized person.
See also: mouth, potty

down the toilet

1. In a state of failure or ruination. My father's company is now going down the toilet because of the incompetent new CEO.
2. Squandered or wastefully discarded. All of our savings have gone down the toilet ever since Jack had his little gambling spree in Las Vegas.
See also: down, toilet

in the toilet

In a miserable, pitiful, or very unfortunate condition. I just can't find work with the economy in the toilet like this.
See also: toilet

into the toilet

slang Into a state of total waste, failure, or ruination. My father's company is spiraling into the toilet because of the way the incompetent new CEO is running things. My dad once threw our entire life savings into the toilet betting on horses one weekend. The director's reputation will head straight into the toilet once these allegations come to light.
See also: toilet

go to the toilet

Fig. Euph. to use a toilet for defecation or urination. Jimmy washed his hands after he went to the toilet. Excuse me, I have to go to the toilet.
See also: toilet

use the bathroom

 and use the toilet
Euph. to urinate or defecate. May I be excused to use the bathroom? I have to use the toilet.
See also: bathroom, use

potty mouth

and toilet mouth
n. someone who uses obscene or profane language in most social settings. (Also a term of address.) That potty mouth is offending people again. Hey, toilet mouth! Watch your language!
See also: mouth, potty

toilet mouth

verb
See also: mouth, toilet

toilet water

n. beer; draft beer. (Alludes to the term for cologne and trips to the toilet after drinking much beer.) This toilet water has me running back and forth to the john.
See also: toilet, water
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Any transient causes of UI should be identified through patients' history using the TOILETED pneumonic (Dowling-Castronovo & Specht, 2009).
The ex-RAF worker said: "Despite the weather, people still need to be fed, gotten out of bed, toileted and this is what these people do.
While we understand staffing levels are low and workloads high, this is no excuse for a patient having to ring his belt for, in some cases over an hour, to be toileted.
With a focused approach that included interdisciplinary staff and residents' education, bladder scanning, and encouragement of a "normal" toileting pattern, the study showed that, in just one year, the percentage of residents toileted regularly to void rose from 12% to 67% in the research group.
At the end of each shift, CNAs make notes on certain residents--how often the resident toileted, what the resident ate, how much the resident voided, and any crisis-indicating situations, such as bruises.
You must then play with her for a while so she realises the game will only start after she has toileted.
They may not spontaneously ask to be toileted, but with prompting, many can get to the bathroom in time, use the facilities appropriately, and stay dry in between times.
in 24% of which residents are toileted with no privacy).
Each of the three ADLs is scaled from one (requiring, at most, supervision) to three (incontinent but toileted, hand fed, continuous physical assistance of two persons, or bedfast).
Can you imagine getting showered, dressed, toileted and have such an intrusive life, where "strangers" come into your home and attempt to clean up your own home?
In addition, almost 60% of the women in this study reported wearing pads, and more than 35% toileted regularly to minimize UI (Berger et al.
Can patient correctly verbalize current activity orders --yes --no Had patient been toileted within the last 3 hours?
Always check to make sure that basic needs have been met first and that someone isn't just hungry or thirsty, tired, or has a need to be toileted or changed.
Photographing day-to-day cares in rest-homes is fine but to photograph vulnerable residents while they are being showered, toileted and having their most intimate cares attended to, is absolutely disgusting and demeaning.