# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 604177953

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Assist with activities of daily living (ADL).


Assistance should include
  • providing basic patient care under the direction of nursing staff (e.g., bathing, bed making, catheter care, transfer, assisting with ADLs)
  • keeping the patient's environment clean.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How much assistance will your patient need with bathing and oral care if he/she cannot move his/her dominant side following a stroke?
  • How can you assist a primary caregiver with the ADL schedule if your patient has a plan to be discharged to home?
  • What strategies can a patient care technician use to assist patients and their families to meet ADL needs upon discharge (e.g., bathing, dressing, feeding, using assistive devices as needed)?

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