Providing personal care is one of the most important roles of the NAs.
Applying the guidelines and performing the procedures can make a difference in the care given.
- Assisting with toileting and mouth care
- Helping wash the face and
Infection Prevention is the set of methods practiced in healthcare facilities to prevent infection
and control the spread of disease.
Infections occur when harmful microorganism called pathogens invade the body and multiply.
Types of Infections
Lack of sleep can affect the residents health and well being
Emphasize that you are there to take care of them and willing to listen and empathize with them.
Many Residents will be sharing a room and entire living space with someone for the fir
Long Term Care Facilities: given in long term facilities who need 24hr care.
- People usually have chronic diseases, dementia or physical disabilities.
Skilled care: medically necessary care given by a skilled nurse, available 24hrs a day
Members of the Care Team
perform assigned task
coordinates, manages, and provides skilled nursing care
Licensed Practical Nurse
administers medication and gives treatment
Physician or Doctor