Sunday, March 15, 2015

ETIQUETTE: What the professionals say -

Professional Etiquette for Nursing Homes (Click)

You will do more than hold their hands...

Aides do a variety of tasks. Depending on the facility aides may:
  • Make beds
  • Clean rooms
  • Check vitals
  • Shower or bathe residents
  • Dress and groom residents
  • Serve and feed meals
  • Help with toileting
  • Help with ambulation
  • Provide certain nursing care under supervision of a nurse.

Rather than offer a detailed list of how a nursing assistant should behave while performing each task, I am going to break this up into four categories.
Interactions with Residents and or Patients


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