The Homemaker / Home Health Aide Pocket Guide

The Homemaker / Home Health Aide Pocket Guide

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This handbook summarizes the most pertinent information, detailed procedures, teaching points, and safety issues which a homemaker/home health aide needs while in the field. Its easy-to-use, streamlined format includes tables, lists, and illustrations, and makes this book a quick reference when caring for clients in multicultural settings and within many different kinds of homes.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 460 pages
  • 127 x 185.4 x 27.9mm | 430.92g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130321842
  • 9780130321848

Table of contents


1. Communication Skills.

2. Working with People.

3. Caring for a Geriatric Client.

4. Working with Children.

5. Care of the Dying.

6. Infection Control.

7. Care of the Client's Environment.

8. Planning, Purchasing, and Serving Food.

9. Basic Body Movements and Positions.

10. Skin Care.

11. Personal Care.

12. Rehabilitation of the Client.

13. Measuring and Recording Vital Signs.

14. Intake and Output.

15. Specimen Collection.

16. Special Procedures.

17. Common Diseases.

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