Describe the protocol for personal safety.
DefinitionDescription 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.
- 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
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
- Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
- Analyze technical writing for clarity.
- Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
- Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
- Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.