All About Dignity

We teach not only what gets the job but what KEEPs the job

Nobody else does that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

There are three areas taught in the Personal Care Worker class. They cover Skills (ways to do direct care) Care (to care for self and care receiver) and Homecare (taking care of the care receivers environment). 

Skills and ADLs

Starting Personal Care

Hand Washing

Bathing

Skin Care

Dressing

Understanding Vital Signs

Standing Assistance

Medication Reminders

Wheelchair Transfers

Fall Assistance

Using a Gait belt

Intake & Output

Identifying Strokes

 Care 

Ending Personal Care

Nail Care

Hair Care

Shaving

Bladder & Bowel Care

Exercise

Eating & Feeding

Assistive Devices

Removing Gloves

Putting on Socks

Oral Hygine

Assistance in & out of Cars 

Removing Depends without undressing

O2 Consentrators

Professionalism

Self Care

Standard & Universal Precautions

Burnout

Basic Human Needs

Developmental Tasks

Active Listening

Self Determination

Behavior Interventions

Reconizing Strokes

Abuse

 Homecare and IADLs

Confidentiality

MRSA & CA-MRSA

Patient Rights

Hierarchy of Needs

Advanced Directives

Care Plans

Common Patient Types & Needs

Imminent Death

Observing, Reporting & Documenting

Signs of Dehydration

Activities for a Dying Person 

Family Provided Care

Dusting

Bed Making

Food Handling Techniques

Recipes for One

Emergencies

First Aid basics

Accidental Poisoning

SDS Books

Pressure Sore Prevention

Errands & Transportation

Fire, Flood, Tornado & Blizzards

Planning, Purchasing & Serving Meals

Home Safety tips

Finances 

Laundry

Bathrooms

Food Handling & Storage

Fluid Balance

Fiber Needs

Telephone Use & Answering

Medical Emergencies

Burns

Infection Control in the Home

Grocery Shopping

Going to Doctor Appointments

Missing Persons 

Housekeeping Tips for the Kitchen

Fluid Balance

Everyone in the class does the various "skills". Here we are learning how to care for dentures.

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