Describe ways to provide assistance with activities of daily living to meet the healthcare needs of clients.
Description should include
- providing assistance with self-help skills (e.g., dressing, eating, toileting, transferring)
- clothing needs, including adaptations
- medication management
- Why is it important for a client to exercise daily living skills?
- How can changes in mobility affect an older adult?
- How can a human services professional assist with activities of daily living while still encouraging the client to exercise these skills as much as possible?
- How does a human services professional communicate a client’s clothing needs, including adaptations?
- How should a human services professional provide mobility to an elderly client?
- How should medication management information be communicated to a client’s family and other staff members?
- What is the responsibility of companies to provide services to meet the needs of elderly or special needs clients?
- How does a provider incorporate daily living training?
- How often should a provider train a client in daily living skills?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
- Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
- Analyze technical writing for clarity.
- Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
Families First: Families Today
Families First: Meet the Challenge
Families First: You-Me-Us
Power of One: A Better You
Power of One: Family Ties
Power of One: Working on Working
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
National Programs in Action
Public Policy Advocate
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Explain the roles and functions of individuals engaged in family and human services careers.
Evaluate services for individuals and families with a variety of conditions that could impact their well-being.