Demonstrate the assistance needed by a client to meet healthcare needs in activities of daily living (ADL).
Demonstration 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 practice ADL?
- How can changes in mobility affect an older adult?
- How can a human services professional provide assistance with ADL while still encouraging the client to be self-sufficient?
- How does a human services professional communicate a client’s clothing needs, including adaptations?
- How should a human services professional provide mobility support to an elderly client?
- How does a human services professional communicate medication management to a client’s family and other staff members?
- What is the responsibility of companies to provide services to meet needs of older adults?
- How does a provider incorporate training in reference to ADL?
- How often should a provider train a client in executing ADL?
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
Analyze the impact of conditions that could influence the well-being of individuals and families.
Demonstrate ways to provide support that validates the participants' capabilities and right to privacy, dignity, and autonomy.