Housekeeping in Assisted Living – Manual

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You only have one chance at a first impression and a clean, well-kept facility is crucial to that initial look. However, it can be easy to lose sight of just how important the role of housekeeping in assisted living is to maintain its success and to ensure resident safety. Whether you rely on dedicated staffing or the universal worker approach, this manual, with a copyright date of 2018, covers the elements essential to the upkeep of an assisted living community and is a valuable resource for setting up efficient laundry and housekeeping systems. The Housekeeping in Assisted Living Manual also covers the importance of the housekeeping staff and their role in observing and reporting resident changes or safety concerns. Along with a manual, this product also includes an immediate, unlimited download of a check your understanding, answer key and certificate template.

 

Housekeeping Services Manual Table of Contents

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Introduction:  About This Book –  1

Why Should I Read This Book?  –   1

How to Use This Book  –   2

Chapter One: Introduction to Assisted Living –  5

Learning Objectives  –   6

Lesson One: What Is Assisted Living?  –   7

Lesson Two: Principles of Assisted Living –  12

Lesson Three: Resident Rights  – 17

Self-Check Questions  – 20

Chapter Two: The Importance of Housekeeping in Assisted Living – 23

Learning Objectives  – 24

Lesson One: Your Role in Housekeeping  – 25

Lesson Two: Housekeeping Responsibilities –  29

Lesson Three: Communication Skills –  35

Lesson Four: Observing and Reporting  – 37

Self-Check Questions  – 43

Chapter Three:  Safety in Housekeeping – 45

Learning Objectives  – 46

Lesson One: What Is OSHA?  – 47

Lesson Two: Hazard Communication Standards  – 51

Lesson Three: Infection Control  – 55

Lesson Four: Preventing Back Injuries – 62

Self-Check Questions –  66

Chapter Four:  Housekeeping Services for the Resident’s Apartment – 69

Learning Objectives  – 70

Lesson One: Before You Begin  – 71

Lesson Two: Laundry Procedures  – 76

Lesson Three: Daily Cleaning Procedures  – 79

Lesson Four: Weekly Cleaning Procedures –  83

Lesson Five: Monthly Cleaning Procedures  – 88

Lesson Six: Infrequent Cleaning Procedures  – 90

Lesson Seven: When a Resident Moves  – 97

Self-Check Questions – 102

Chapter Five:  Housekeeping Services for the Residence – 103

Learning Objectives – 104

Lesson One: Before You Begin – 105

Lesson Two: Living and Activities Areas – 112

Lesson Three: Service Areas – 123

Lesson Four: Outside Areas – 130

Self-Check Questions – 133

Summary:  What Have I Learned? – 135

Appendix:  Answers to Self-Check Questions – 137

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Weight 2.5 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 11 × 2 in

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