Short Practical Guide for Support Worker in Home Setting

Short Practical Guide for Support Worker in Home Setting

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A Practical Guide for Support Worker in Home Setting describes some delegated procedures which currently are performed often by unregulated care providers (PSW and HCA) in community and home setting. These procedures are included: intermittent catheterization of urinary bladder, monitoring blood glucose level, administering insulin, promotion oxygenation, etc. These procedures are performed also by regulated healthcare professionals (RN, RPN). Some delegated procedures performed by PSW and HCA separately or together with regular home support work (showering, dressing, walking assistance, etc.) can significantly reduce the total time and cost of nursing and support service in home setting.Lifting a Client with the Help of Electrical Lifts Lifting a client is one of the major tasks in home supportive care. There are numerous techniques to lift a client. There are many different devices to perform this task easily and safely. The most common and well known in home settings is Hoyer lift that is used to lift and transfer a client to a short distance. How to use mechanical/hydraulic/manual Hoyer lift, students study in all PSW courses; the description of the procedure is present in theanbsp;...


Title:Short Practical Guide for Support Worker in Home Setting
Author: Valeri Artamonov
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation - 2015-03-10
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