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Do Your Home Health Aides Know Basic Grooming Principles?

One of the most challenging responsibilities that home health workers have when taking of the elderly is providing personal care. Maintaining personal hygiene and grooming while promoting independence are vital to enabling the elderly patient to feel the best about his or her own...

Posted by Joy Joan E. De Castro, RN, MSN on Oct 18, 2019

Work Simplification for OASIS-D M1800 Grooming, M1810/20 Dressing

Stroke rehabilitation includes simplification techniques of work and work tasks, ergonomics and other rehabilitation strategies.

Posted by Melissa Cott on Oct 15, 2019

34 Work Simplification Strategies for Grooming, Dressing & Bathing

Stroke rehabilitation includes simplification techniques of work and work tasks, ergonomics and other rehabilitation strategies.
 

Grooming

  • Sit whenever possible to perform grooming, and sit correctly by using good posture.  
  • Use surfaces that are at a level to perform grooming...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Feb 21, 2019

Patient Teaching for Optimizing OASIS C ADLs M1800-M1845

If you are a MyHomecareBiz subscriber you know that SmartDX OASIS forms for home health automatically generates an assessment and intervention plan for each indicated skill including patient teaching. Below are are some recommended strategies for helping patients achieve...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Oct 20, 2016