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. Chapter topics include communication skills, working with people, caring for geriatric clients, working with children, care of the dying in the home, infection control in the home, care of the client's environment, nutritional information, basic body movements and positions, skin care, personal care, rehabilitation of the client, measuring and recording vital signs, special procedures, and common diseases. For homemakers and home health aides.
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