HOME HEALTH AIDE DUTIES:

PERSONAL CARE

  • - Bed Bath
  • - Sponge Bath
  • - Shower Bath
  • - Tub Bath
  • - Mouth Care
  • - Back Care
  • - Nail Care (DO NOT CUT)
  • - Shampoo
  • - Assist Dress/Undress
  • - Body Position and Alignment
  • - Pedicure Care
  • - Cath Care
  • - Foot Care
  • - Skin Care

THERAPY SERVICES

  • - ROM Active as instructed by PCN
  • - ROM Passive as instructed by PCN
  • - PT program as instructed by RPT
  • - OT program as instructed by ORT
  • - ST program as instructed by ST

  • NUTRITION
  • - Diet
  • - Food Allergies
  • - Feed
  • - Encourage patient to eat
  • - Meal Planning and Preparation
  • - Fluid Intake: encourage/restriction

 

SAFETY

  • - Pt must have someone in room
  • - Pt must have have someone in house
  • - Pt may be left alone
  • - Lifeline

MISCELLANEOUS

  • - Light Housekeeping
  • - Dishes
  • - Personal Laundry
  • - Bed Linen Change
  • - Marketing/Errands

REPORT TO NURSE

  • - Change in Pain Level
  • - No BM for 3 days
  • - Signs and Symptoms/ UTI
  • - Fever
  • - Weight gain/loss
  • - Nausea/Vomiting
  • - Bleeding
  • - Respiratory Distress
  • - Falls
  • - New Rash/Bruise/Redness/ Skin Tears
  • - Others

Employee is NOT allowed to do

- Any jobs NOT LISTED on the sheet
- Wash windows
- Cleaning carpets or Upholstery
- Washing walls or woodwork
- Heavy lifting/moving
- Ironing
- Cut toenails on all patients
- Cut fingernails on patients with diabetics

 

 

 

 

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