# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781492010

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the protocol for personal safety.

Definition

Description should include
  • list of potentially dangerous situations (e.g., situational awareness, including “street smart” behaviors; threatening situations inside the home; environmental hazards)
  • list of precautionary measures for potentially dangerous situations
  • methods to remove yourself and, if necessary, a client from a situation.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the resources for assistance in the event of a threatening situation inside the home?
  • Who are the first contacts for each type of situation?
  • How can a home health aide recognize environmental hazards and take precautions against injury?
  • How much information should a home health aide share?
  • If injury occurs on the job, what courses of action should a home health aide take?
  • Why is it important to keep contact information easily accessible?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

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