Washing hands for sick wife who is Nida

Washing hands for sick wife who is Nida:[1]
If one’s wife is too sick or weak to wash her own hands and there is no one else available to do so for her, then the husband may wash her hands for the sake of a Mitzvah, such as washing hands for bread or washing in the morning after awakening. [He may not wash he hands for other purposes.] [The same applies if she has a hand injury that prevents her from washing her hands.]


[1] Ruach Chaim 159/74 based on Yosef Ometz 5; Kaf Hachaim 159/74 that one may only be lenient in a time of great need, if there is no one else available; Taharah Kehalacha 14/123

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