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when helping residents dress you should try to keep them ......... covered
grooming is neatness in personal apperance...hair , nails
while assisting with personal care observe mental and emotional state
when helping with personal care always provide privacy
term used to describe ways to keep bodies healthy and clean hygiene
when assisting with personal care encouraging resident to help care for themselves is promoting independence
before you start a procedure what should you do EXPLAIN what you will do ...it will help lessen anxiety(scared) and it is the residents legal right to know
list pressure points (sores) for PRONE POSITION cheek, collar bone, breast, genitalia, knee toes
SUPINE POSITION back of head, shoulder blades, elbows, sacrum(spine base) heels
LATERAL POSISITON side of head , ear, shoulder, hip, greater trochanter, knee, ankles
the time of day care is provided am or pm
during personal care you have a chance to... talk with resident, write down exactly what they say, look for unsafe or unhealthy surroundings
PRESSURE POINT area of body that bears to much weight ...mostly the bony part of body
when skin breaks down it becomes .... pale, white, or red
PRESSURE SORE.. stage 1 STAGE 1...redness that does not go away within 15-30 minutes
PRESSURE SORE... stage 2 ..partial skin loss of the outer or inner layer of skin...looks like a blister
Pressure sore ... stage 3 full skin loss with damaged or death of tissue but does not damage the muscle...looks like a deep crater
PRESSURE SORE....stage 4 full skin loss with major destruction, tissue death, damage to muscle , bone, supporting structures
report what kind of skin issues to the nurse rash, skin discoloration, wounds or ulcers on skin
reposition immobile residents how often at least every 2 hours
orthotic device helps support and align a limb and improve its functioning (splints, brace)
perineum gential or anal area
bathing guidelines... make sure water temp is safe and comfortable, let the resident test water temperature
back rub guidelines gently massage bony areas...never pressure sores, rub area around them, use circular motions
a person weaker side is called affected side
never called a weaker side ... the bad side
when dressing.... start with the ....side weaker
when dressing ....undress from the ....side stronger
IV .... intravenous...into the vein
aspiration... inhalation of food , fluid, or anything into the lungs (choking)
water temp for dentures tepid....(warm) not hot , not cold
Positioning .... helping residents into positions tha will be healthy and comfortable for them.
always..... what you going out of or into lock
sit up with feet over the side of the bed to regain balance dangle
a safety device used to transfer residents who are weak, unsteady, or uncoordinated transfer belt
a safety device used to help walk gait belt
Created by: mollybeth