# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781492015

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate feeding techniques based on the client care plan.

Definition

Demonstration should include
  • addressing a client’s individual and special needs (e.g., tube feedings)
  • providing a client with assistive devices (e.g., plate guard, special utensils)
  • positioning a client according to the care plan
  • preparing a client for a meal (e.g., hand washing, dentures, clothing protectors)
  • supervising self-feeding
  • alternating liquids and solids
  • following appropriate guidelines for feeding both a self-care and a dependent client.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What precautions must be taken when administering a tube feeding?
  • Why is it advisable to alternate liquids and solids?
  • What is a safe position for feeding a client?
  • What must a home health aide do to prepare a client to eat?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events

 

Home Health Aide

 

Teamwork Events

 

Health Education