# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 30139139

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Report and record untoward changes or occurrences in a client’s status.

Definition

Reporting and recording should include
  • ways to identify skin abnormalities
  • ways to identify changes in speech
  • ways to identify changes in mobility
  • ways to identify injuries
  • ways to identify changes in emotional status
  • ways to record falls.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What may be the possible causes of changes in speech and/or mobility?
  • When should a home health aide report changes in speech and/or mobility?
  • Why should a home health aide report falls and injuries?
  • How can a home health aide communicate changes in status to family members who do not want to hear about them?
  • How can a home health aide ensure professional health providers understand when changes are urgent?
  • What could be the consequences of not reporting falls and injuries?

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