The Role and Functions of Personal Care Staff

The Role and Functions of Personal Care Staff

The Role and Functions of Personal Care Staff course is designed for caregivers to enhance their knowledge and skills in providing personal care to individuals who need assistance due to illness, injury, disability, or aging. The course will delve into the fundamental roles and responsibilities of personal care staff, including ensuring the safety and comfort of residents, assisting with daily activities such as eating, bathing, and mobility, monitoring and reporting changes in health status, and providing emotional support. The course will also shed light on the ethical aspects of caregiving, such as respecting resident privacy and dignity, maintaining professional boundaries as well as communication techniques and burnout prevention.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 9
  • Number of tests: 4
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 108
What you will learn
  • Outline the responsibilities of personal care staff
  • Explain the importance of ensuring resident safety and comfort
  • Discuss how to assist residents with daily activities
  • Barriers to communication and strategies
  • Highlight ethical considerations in caregiving
  • The aging process and how to uphold their quality of life

Lessons

    • Responsibilities of Personal Care StaffResponsibilities of Personal Care Staff
    • 5 mins
    • Assisting Residents with Daily ActivitiesAssisting Residents with Daily Activities
    • 8 mins
    • Monitoring and Reporting Changes in Health StatusMonitoring and Reporting Changes in Health Status
    • 4 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Ethical Considerations in CaregivingEthical Considerations in Caregiving
    • 3 mins
    • Training and Competency RequirementsTraining and Competency Requirements
    • 3 mins
    • The Aging ProcessThe Aging Process
    • 9 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Basics of CommunicationBasics of Communication
    • 5 mins
    • Working with Residents who Have Difficulty CommunicatingWorking with Residents who Have Difficulty Communicating
    • 5 mins
    • Managing Stress and Burnout in CaregivingManaging Stress and Burnout in Caregiving
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Exam- The Role and Functions of Personal Care Staff Exam- The Role and Functions of Personal Care Staff
    • 15 mins

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