# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781492020

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Maintain hydration of a client.

Definition

Maintenance should include
  • identifying signs of too little fluid (i.e., dehydration)
  • providing care for a dehydrated client
  • identifying signs of too much fluid (i.e., fluid overload)
  • providing care for a client with fluid overload
  • documenting intake and output according to the client care plan.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the dangers of dehydration? Of fluid overload?
  • What precautionary measures can a home health aide take to prevent client dehydration?
  • What are some signs and symptoms of dehydration that need to be reported?
  • When would you notify a supervisor of suspected client dehydration?
  • What actions can a home health aide do to prevent dehydration?
  • What are some signs and symptoms of too much fluid that need to be reported?
  • What precautionary measures can a home health aide take to prevent client fluid overload?
  • When would you notify a supervisor of suspected fluid overload?
  • Why may a home health aide not force a client to take fluids?

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