Caregiving Tasks and Client Populations
Learn the basic scope of a caregiver's job including how to preserve your clients' safety and integrity, help with mobility and independence, and how to work within the rules and regulations that govern your job.
After completing this lesson, the student will be able to: Apply principles that help you do your job well; Identify the tasks a caregiver may perform; Work more effectively with special populations; Understand the importance of communication with team members; Recognize the keys to becoming a good caregiver.
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Elimination and Toileting
This course will help the caregiver understand the entire digestive process and know what to watch for in clients to ensure good bowel and bladder function, as well as good toileting and incontinence care.
After completing this lesson, the student will be able to: Understand the digestive system; Assist a client with toileting; Prevent toileting accidents; Care for skin after toileting; Assist clients with special toileting needs.
Promoting and Maintaining Good Mobility
Helping clients with mobility includes learning skills to safely assist with transferring, walking, range of motion and more. The goal is to keep your clients moving, while keeping them - and you - safe.
After completing this lesson, the student will be able to: Identify principles of body mechanics and mobility; Know the keys to a maintaining a healthy back; Recognize the importance of posture and positioning; Use lifts and other assistive devices safely; Utilize gait belts and aid clients in safe ambulation; Use positioning devices and avoid restraints.
Providing Personal Care
Learn to capably assist a client with personal care tasks like bathing, dressing and grooming, as well as oral care, foot care and even how to give a client a gentle massage.
After completing this lesson, the student will be able to: Assist clients with the seven essential areas of personal care; Use the SWIPES approach to personal care; Employ special touches like backrubs and in-bed shampoos.