# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 355586366

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Assist a client in ambulation, including the use of assistive devices.

Definition

Assistance should include following guidelines and the client care plan for
  • clients in safe ambulation using various equipment (e.g., walkers, canes, crutches)
  • adjustment of assistive devices.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What factors may affect a client’s ability to ambulate?
  • If a client's left leg is injured, in which hand should he/she use a cane? Why?
  • How can a home health aide determine the adjustments needed for assistive devices?
  • What should a home health aide do if a client begins to fall while ambulating?

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