# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 355586361

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Provide client hygiene as prescribed in the client care plan.

Definition

Providing should include following guidelines for a complete shower, a partial shower, and a bed bath.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How would you distinguish among the different types of baths such as cleansing, bed bath, medicated, and therapeutic?
  • How would you administer a bed bath?
  • How would you assist a client with a tub bath?
  • How would you assist a client with a complete or partial shower?
  • How would you assist a client with a sitz bath?
  • How would you assist a client with a whirlpool bath?
  • Why is it important to follow guidelines for bathing a client?
  • What might be the consequences of not following guidelines?
  • What are two ways to test bath water for temperature safety and comfort?
  • What safety concerns should a home health aide be alert to when providing client hygiene?
  • How does culture impact hygiene preferences and practices?

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