1. Check patient's medical condition and update chart.
This includes checking the patient's vital signs, reviewing their medication list, and updating the patient's chart with any changes in condition.
2. Assist patient with bathing, grooming, and dressing.
This involves helping the patient with activities such as bathing, showering, brushing their hair, and getting dressed.
3. Serve meals and snacks to patient.
This includes preparing meals for the patient and ensuring that they are getting the nutrients they need.
4. Help patient with toileting and incontinence care.
This includes helping the patient with activities such as using the restroom, changing diapers, and managing incontinence.
5. Change bed linens and assist with laundry as needed.
This involves changing the sheets on the patient's bed and doing any laundry that needs to be done.
6. Disinfect surfaces in patient's room and around the home.
This includes cleaning surfaces in the patient's room and around the house to prevent the spread of infection.
7. Brush teeth and floss for patients who are able to do so independently.
This involves helping the patient brush their teeth and floss their teeth if they are unable to do so on their own.
8. Administer prescribed medications to patients as directed.
This involves giving the patient their prescribed medication at the proper time and in the correct dosage.
9. Escort patients on walks or outside for fresh air when allowed by doctor.
This involves taking the patient on walks or to get some fresh air when it is allowed by their doctor.
10. Record vital signs, intake and output, changes in condition, etc., in patient's chart.
This involves recording the patient's vital signs, how much they are eating and drinking, any changes in their condition, and anything else that is important in the patient's chart.