# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781491968

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the diverse effects of aging.

Definition

Description should include
  • common physical changes impacting each of the body systems
  • common psychosocial changes
  • common mental changes
  • common emotional changes
  • common financial effects.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is knowledge about the effects of aging important to a home health aide?
  • What accommodations should a home health aide make for the personal hygiene of an elderly client?
  • What consequences might occur if the characteristics of aging are not taken into account when caring for an elderly client?
  • How might an elderly client’s environment affect his/her mental status?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events

 

Home Health Aide

 

Teamwork Events

 

Community Awareness

 

Health Education

 

HOSA Bowl