Training Modules


MODULE IX

                        

Spending and Budgeting

  • Plan ahead what you need before shopping

  • When handling client’s money use checks rather than cash

  • Checking coupons and circulars while meal planning is good to do

  • A calculator can help you stay within budget

  • Coupons can help client when grocery shopping.

  • HHA’s should give clients receipt after shopping

  • HHA’s should keep clients’ money separate from their own

  • HHA’s should not discuss clients finances with anyone

  • HHA’s should return receipts to client immediately after shopping

  • Forgetting to return clients change is considered stealing.


MODULE X

 

Providing a safe, clean, and orderly environment has always been an essential part of how health care illness and disability causes great stress, clients feel better physically and psychologically and recover more quickly when their homes and families receive needed care and support.

  • Always follow the care plan for housekeeping assignments which includes cleaning the clients living area, vacuuming, dusting , laundry.

  • Use housekeeping and cleaning products that a client is used to. Never mix bleach or products containing bleach with ammonia. The fumes are toxic and can be fatal. Also some clients may prefer to use non-toxic cleaning products that are vinegar, baking soda and olive oil.

  • Always clean the bathroom from cleanest area to the dirtiest.

  • When doing laundry read the label; use cold water for bright colors, hot for whites and very soiled.

  • When carrying a basket of clothes hold it close to the body place a basket on a chair to prevent frequent bending.

  • Microorganisms thrive in warm and moist environment, when cleaning pay attention to those areas.

  • Keeping the client clean and comfortable us always priority.

 

Providing a safe, clean, and orderly environment has always been an essential part of how health care illness and disability causes great stress, clients feel better physically and psychologically and recover more quickly when their homes and families receive needed care and support.

  • Always follow the care plan for housekeeping assignments which includes cleaning the clients living area, vacuuming, dusting , laundry.

  • Use housekeeping and cleaning products that a client is used to.      Never mix bleach or products containing bleach with ammonia. The fumes are toxic and

 

can be fatal. Also some clients may prefer to use non-toxic cleaning products that are vinegar, baking soda and olive oil.

  • Always clean the bathroom from cleanest area to the dirtiest.

  • When doing laundry read the label; use cold water for bright colors, hot for whites and very soiled.

  • When carrying a basket of clothes hold it close to the body place a basket on a chair to prevent frequent bending.

  • Microorganisms thrive in warm and moist environment, when cleaning pay attention to those areas.

  • Keeping the client clean and comfortable us always priority.

 


MODULE XI

 

Safety & Injury Prevention

  • HHA’s should bend knees when helping client sit, stand or walk

  • Proper body mechanics is standing with legs shoulder width apart

  • Clear walk ways of clutter to prevent falls

  • When eating elderly clients would sit upright to avoid choking

  • Sit client as upright as possible when eating

  • RACE means Remove Client, activate 911, Contain fire, Extinguish

  • Keep work related materials or papers in car trunk

  • Call Supervisor (RN) and DO NOT ENTER home if client is not there

  • Be prepared with phone and address when calling in an emergency

  • Move furniture away to prevent client injury during seizure

  • Pull the pin

  • Aim at the base of the fire when spraying

  • Squeeze the handle

  • Sweep back and forth at the base of the fire