# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144308018

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Provide physical and emotional care in accordance with the patient’s individual treatment plan.

Definition

Provision should include

  • monitoring activities of daily living (ADL) (e.g., changes in personal care)
  • assisting with ADL
  • facilitating interactions with other patients and staff
  • facilitating interactions with visitors, including family members.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How might a MHT address a patient's neglect of personal hygiene?
  • Why is it important for a patient to take as much responsibility as possible for his/her own ADLs?
  • Many drugs and decreased mobility may decrease bowel motility. What methods might be used to encourage regularity?
  • How might the MHT facilitate patient interactions with patients, staff, and his/her family members?

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