Activities of Daily Living – Manual

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This manual is designed to show caregivers how to assist their senior residents with mouth care, bathing, grooming, eating and drinking, elimination, bed-making, moving and positioning while honoring the principles of assisted living. Copyrighted in 2018, the Activities of Daily Living Manual contains up-to-date instructions on the best care methods for residents while maintaining their choice, individuality and dignity. Included with the manual is an immediate, unlimited download of a Check Your Understanding exam, answer key and certificate template to assist with convenient staff training.

Activities of Daily Living Table of Contents

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Introduction: About This Book – 1
Why Should I Read This Book? – 1
How to Use This Book – 1
Chapter One: ADLs in Your Assisted Living Home – 5
Learning Objectives – 4
Lesson One: What is an ADL? – 5
Lesson Two: Working with Assisted Living Residents – 7
Lesson Three: Three Key Principles: Choice, Dignity, and Individuality – 9
Self-Check Questions – 14
Chapter Two: Assisting with ADLs: Before, During, and After – 17
Learning Objectives – 18
Lesson One: The ADL Process – 19
Lesson Two: Before You Begin the ADL – 21
Lesson Three: During the ADL – 23
Lesson Four: After the ADL – 25
Lesson Five: Proper Handwashing in Assisted Living – 26
Self-Check Questions – 30
Chapter Three: Assisting with Mouth Care – 33
Learning Objectives – 34
Lesson One: Why is Mouth Care Important? – 35
Lesson Two: The Three Key Principles and Mouth Care – 36
Lesson Three: Assisting with Tooth Brushing and Flossing – 38
Lesson Four: Assisting with Denture Care – 40
Lesson Five: Observing and Assessing During Mouth Care – 42
Self-Check Questions – 43
Chapter Four: Assisting with Bathing – 45
Learning Objectives – 46
Lesson One: Why is Bathing Important? – 47
Lesson Two: The Three Key Principles and Bathing – 48
Lesson Three: The Challenges of Bathing – 50
Lesson Four: Assisting with a Bath or Shower – 53
Lesson Five: Observing and Assessing During Bathing – 55
Self-Check Questions – 56
Chapter Five: Assisting with Grooming – 59
Learning Objectives – 60
Lesson One: Why is Grooming Important? – 61
Lesson Two: The Three Key Principles and Grooming – 63
Lesson Three: Assisting with Hair Care – 65
Lesson Four: Observing and Assessing During Hair Care – 69
Lesson Five: Assisting with Shaving – 70
Lesson Six: Observing and Assessing During Shaving – 74
Lesson Seven: Assisting with Fingernail Care – 75
Lesson Eight: Observing and Assessing During Fingernail Care – 77
Lesson Nine: Assisting with Dressing – 78
Lesson Ten: Observing and Assessing During Dressing – 80
Self-Check Questions – 81
Chapter Six: Assisting with Eating and Drinking – 83
Learning Objectives – 84
Lesson One: Why are Eating and Drinking Important? – 85
Lesson Two: The Three Key Principles and Eating and Drinking – 87
Lesson Three: Maintaining Fluid Intake – 89
Lesson Four: Assisting with Preparation for a Meal – 91
Lesson Five: Assisting the Resident in the Dining Room – 93
Lesson Six: Observing and Assessing During Eating and Drinking¬†–¬†95
Self-Check Questions – 96
Chapter Seven: Assisting with Elimination – 99
Learning Objectives – 100
Lesson One: Why are Regular Patterns of Elimination Important? – 101
Lesson Two: The Three Key Principles and Elimination – 102
Lesson Three: Promoting Regular Patterns of Elimination – 104
Lesson Four: Assisting a Resident with Elimination – 106
Lesson Five: Observing and Assessing During Elimination – 111
Self-Check Questions – 112
Chapter Eight: Assisting with Moving and Positioning – 115
Learning Objectives – 116
Lesson One: Why are Moving and Positioning Important? – 117
Lesson Two: The Three Key Principles and Moving and Positioning – 119
Lesson Three: Assisting with Transfers – 121
Lesson Four: Assisting with Changing Positions in Bed – 123
Lesson Five: Assisting with Moving from a Bed to a Chair or Wheelchair – 124
Lesson Six: Assisting with Moving from a Chair or Wheelchair to a Bed – 126
Lesson Seven: Assisting with Wheelchair Transport – 128
Lesson Eight: Assisting with Walking – 130
Lesson Nine: Observing and Assessing During Moving and Positioning – 132
Self-Check Questions – 133
Chapter Nine: Assisting with Bedmaking – 135
Learning Objectives – 136
Lesson One: Why is Bedmaking Important? – 137
Lesson Two: The Three Key Principles and Bedmaking – 138
Lesson Three: Making an Unoccupied Bed – 140
Lesson Four: Making an Occupied Bed – 143
Lesson Five: Observing and Assessing During Bedmaking – 146
Self-Check Questions – 147
Summary: What Have I Learned? – 149
Appendix A: Answers to Self-Check Questions – 153
Appendix B: Universal Precautions – 159

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Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 11 x 9 x 1 in

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