# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781491998

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify types of cleaning supplies for the home.

Definition

Identification should include
  • equipment such as mops, brooms, and vacuums
  • cleaning and disinfecting agents
  • cleaning supplies such as cloths, brushes, sponges, paper towels, and scouring pads
  • when to use gloves.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why must a home health aide frequently use a variety of cleaning supplies in a client's home?
  • When faced with using an unfamiliar cleaning supply or device, what are the first steps?
  • What precautions are necessary when using a vacuum? Disinfecting agents? Scouring pads?
  • Why should a home health aide read and understand all the information about use printed on a cleaning agent?

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