# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781492022

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate the use of kitchen utensils and appliances.

Definition

Demonstration should include
  • explaining the importance of matching the proper tool to the task
  • safe handling and use of sharp knives
  • correct use of adaptive devices and utensils
  • checking the operating instructions specific to the types of appliances used in the home.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How can the proper utensil for a particular task be determined?
  • What should a home health aide do if the needed utensil is not available in the client's kitchen?
  • What are basic safety practices involved with handling and using sharp knives?
  • What are common accidents involving the use of kitchen utensils and appliances?
  • What preventive measures can be taken to avoid accidents involving kitchen utensils?
  • What preventive measures can be taken to avoid accidents involving kitchen appliances, especially a cook top and oven?

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