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1 Understand nurse aide’s role in creating a safe and clean environment that fosters resident independence, contentment and self-esteem. Unit B Resident Care Skills Essential Standard NA5.00 Understand nurse aide’s role in providing residents’ hygiene, grooming, skin care, and living environment needs. Indicator 5.03 Understand nurse aide’s role in creating a safe and clean environment that fosters resident independence, contentment and self-esteem Nursing Fundamentals 7243

2 25.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Surroundings that are pleasant and contain personal possessions add to the residents’ comfort and sense of well-being Introduction

3 35.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 The nurse aide’s job is to keep the resident’s unit safe and clean and to create an environment that fosters independence, contentment and self-esteem Introduction

4 45.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 This indicator reviews: environmental control,environmental control, the resident’s room,the resident’s room, cleaning the unit,cleaning the unit, and bedmaking.and bedmaking Introduction

5 55.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Older people often chillyOlder people often chilly Sweaters, lap robes and shawls provide warmthSweaters, lap robes and shawls provide warmth Drapes, shades and screens used to block draftsDrapes, shades and screens used to block drafts Extra blankets used when sleepingExtra blankets used when sleeping Environmental Control - Temperature

6 65.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Environmental Control – Preventing Odors Good ventilation helps to control odorsGood ventilation helps to control odors Wastes should be removed and discarded as soon as possibleWastes should be removed and discarded as soon as possible Good personal hygiene practicesGood personal hygiene practices

7 75.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Environmental Control – Prevent Noise Pollution Residents easily disturbed by unfamiliar noises Staff should avoid loud laughter and loud talking.

8 85.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Environmental Control – Safe/Comfortable Lighting Adjust to meet needs Use shades and drapes to control bright, natural light Provide adequate light for reading Control glare and shadowed areas if possible

9 95.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Environmental Control – Keeping Floors Maintained Clean, but not slippery from waxClean, but not slippery from wax Clear of clutter and spillsClear of clutter and spills No throw rugsNo throw rugs In good repairIn good repair

10 105.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Environmental Control – Maintaining Cleanliness Remove meal trays and dishes after useRemove meal trays and dishes after use Remove crumbs and clean eating areas after useRemove crumbs and clean eating areas after use Removing dirt and dust controlled by housekeepingRemoving dirt and dust controlled by housekeeping Waste containers emptied promptlyWaste containers emptied promptly

11 115.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Environmental Control – Controlling Pest Remove open food left in units that will attract ants and roaches, as well as microorganismsRemove open food left in units that will attract ants and roaches, as well as microorganisms Family and visitors should consult with charge nurse before bringing in food for residentsFamily and visitors should consult with charge nurse before bringing in food for residents Ensure proper disposal of food and waste materialsEnsure proper disposal of food and waste materials

12 125.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Environmental Control – Faulty Equipment and Unsafe Conditions Spilled fluids - wiped up immediately Frayed electrical cords – unplug and remove Defective outlets – report immediately and do not use Malfunctioning equipment – remove and do not use

13 135.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Environmental Control – Faulty Equipment and Unsafe Conditions Broken glass - clean up immediatelyBroken glass - clean up immediately Beds or wheelchairs that won’t lock - remove and do not useBeds or wheelchairs that won’t lock - remove and do not use Faulty toilets - reportFaulty toilets - report

14 145.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Environmental Control – Faulty Equipment and Unsafe Conditions Leaks in bathrooms – wipe up and report Burned out light bulbs - report Faulty call signals – replace immediately Defective furniture – remove if possible and report

15 155.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Environmental Control – Faulty Equipment and Unsafe Conditions Structure problems - alert resident to danger and report to supervisor immediately: loose floor tiles frayed or loose carpet loose fixtures and hand rails

16 165.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Environmental Control – Faulty Equipment and Unsafe Conditions Structure problems - alert resident to danger and report to supervisor immediately: doors that stick or don’t latch properlydoors that stick or don’t latch properly damaged paint or wallpaperdamaged paint or wallpaper

17 Environmental control Have we got it? Let’s check and see Stick diagnostics Student Name A Student Name B Nursing Fundamentals

18 185.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 The Resident’s Room - Furniture Note: The student needs to be aware that each facility has different equipment and room set-ups. Safety features in the resident’s room, furniture, and equipment is of paramount importance.

19 19 BED electric or manual controls (gatch)electric or manual controls (gatch) side rails (if used)side rails (if used) positions bed can be in other than flat:positions bed can be in other than flat: –Fowlers –Semi-Fowlers –Trendelenburg –Wheels that lock 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 The Resident’s Room - Furniture

20 20 OVER-BED TABLE Adjusts to various heightsAdjusts to various heights used for eating, writing, and other activitiesused for eating, writing, and other activities may contain storage area for personal grooming articlesmay contain storage area for personal grooming articles may by used by nursing team as work areamay by used by nursing team as work area 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 The Resident’s Room - Furniture

21 21 BEDSIDE STAND 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 The Resident’s Room - Furniture storage area for personal belongings and personal care itemsstorage area for personal belongings and personal care items drawer on topdrawer on top cabinet with shelf below drawercabinet with shelf below drawer

22 22 BEDSIDE STAND CONTAINS urinal/bedpan and coversurinal/bedpan and covers wash basinwash basin emesis basinemesis basin soap dish and soapsoap dish and soap bath blanketbath blanket toilet papertoilet paper personal hygiene itemspersonal hygiene items 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 The Resident’s Room - Furniture

23 23 BEDSIDE STAND TOP 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 The Resident’s Room - Furniture Top used for various items: telephonetelephone tissuestissues flowersflowers cardscards other items as resident desiresother items as resident desires

24 24 CHAIRS 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 The Resident’s Room - Furniture upholstered with armsupholstered with arms straight-backed with no armsstraight-backed with no arms

25 25 PRIVACY CURTAINS 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 The Resident’s Room - Furniture provide privacyprovide privacy cubicle curtain between beds in semi- private roomscubicle curtain between beds in semi- private rooms privacy always provided when care givenprivacy always provided when care given

26 26 Personal care items Call signal to request assistanceto request assistance bell, light, or intercom systembell, light, or intercom system placed within reach at all timesplaced within reach at all times 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 The Resident’s Room - Furniture

27 27 Bathrooms –contain call signals –contain handrails –Contain towel racks 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 The Resident’s Room - Bathrooms

28 28 Towel rack: washclothwashcloth TowelTowel DO NOT LET RESIDENT PULL ON TOWEL RACK! Must use handrails 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 The Resident’s Room - Furniture

29 29 TelevisionTelevision TelephoneTelephone WastebasketWastebasket Reading lampReading lamp Storage space for clothingStorage space for clothing 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 The Resident’s Room - Equipment

30 Caring for resident’s room Have we got it? Let’s check and see Stick diagnostics Student Name A Student Name B Nursing Fundamentals

31 31 Don’t rearrange items without permissionDon’t rearrange items without permission Respect private spaceRespect private space Knock on door prior to entering roomKnock on door prior to entering room Speak prior to opening a drawn curtainSpeak prior to opening a drawn curtain 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Guidelines For Arrangement Of Unit

32 32 Close curtains to provide privacy when doing a procedureClose curtains to provide privacy when doing a procedure Assure personal items are convenient to promote independence and safetyAssure personal items are convenient to promote independence and safety 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Guidelines For Arrangement Of Unit

33 33 Accommodate physical problems by locating equipment on unaffected sideAccommodate physical problems by locating equipment on unaffected side Store clothing and personal belongings in closet and chest of drawers, as directed by residentStore clothing and personal belongings in closet and chest of drawers, as directed by resident 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Guidelines For Arrangement Of Unit

34 34 Concurrent Cleaning Occurs dailyOccurs daily Also called scheduled or routine cleaningAlso called scheduled or routine cleaning 5.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Cleaning the Resident’s Unit

35 355.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Care of Bed Linens Changed completely on bath days, usually once or twice weekly, according to facility policyChanged completely on bath days, usually once or twice weekly, according to facility policy Pillowcases may be changed more frequentlyPillowcases may be changed more frequently Soiled linens should be replaced immediatelySoiled linens should be replaced immediately

36 365.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Care of Bed Linens Top sheet may be used to replace bottom sheetTop sheet may be used to replace bottom sheet Soiled linen folded inwardSoiled linen folded inward Do not shake linen.Do not shake linen. Soiled linen held away from uniformSoiled linen held away from uniform Soiled linen placed in covered linen hamper after removal from bedSoiled linen placed in covered linen hamper after removal from bed

37 375.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Care of Bed Linens Types vary according to facilityTypes vary according to facility Plastic/rubber and cotton draw-sheets may not be required if mattress moisture-proofPlastic/rubber and cotton draw-sheets may not be required if mattress moisture-proof Most facilities use fitted-bottom sheetsMost facilities use fitted-bottom sheets Drawsheets may be used as lifters when moving residentsDrawsheets may be used as lifters when moving residents

38 Caring for the unit and linens Have we got it? Let’s check and see Stick diagnostics Student Name A Student Name B Nursing Fundamentals

39 Nursing Fundamentals Bedmaking

40 405.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Bedmaking – General Rules Always use good body mechanics Follow medical asepsis rules Wash hands prior to handling clean linen and after handling soiled/dirty linen

41 415.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Bedmaking – General Rules Take enough linen to resident’s roomTake enough linen to resident’s room Never shake linen to prevent spread of micro-organismsNever shake linen to prevent spread of micro-organisms Excess linen in room considered contaminated and cannot be used for other residentsExcess linen in room considered contaminated and cannot be used for other residents

42 425.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Bedmaking – General Rules Take enough linen to resident’s roomTake enough linen to resident’s room Never shake linen to prevent spread of micro-organismsNever shake linen to prevent spread of micro-organisms Excess linen in room considered contaminated and cannot be used for other residentsExcess linen in room considered contaminated and cannot be used for other residents

43 435.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Bedmaking – General Rules Plastic draw sheets should never touch resident’s skinPlastic draw sheets should never touch resident’s skin Tighten loose linens as necessaryTighten loose linens as necessary Save time and energy by making one side of bed prior to going to other sideSave time and energy by making one side of bed prior to going to other side Leave unused clean linen in the resident’s roomLeave unused clean linen in the resident’s room

44 445.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Bedmaking – Closed Bed Closed BedClosed Bed made after terminal cleaning of unitmade after terminal cleaning of unit remains closed until new admission, then converted to open bedremains closed until new admission, then converted to open bed

45 455.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Bedmaking – Open Bed unoccupied bedunoccupied bed linens folded back so that resident can get into bed with easelinens folded back so that resident can get into bed with ease made when resident will be out of bed for short timemade when resident will be out of bed for short time

46 465.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Bedmaking – Occupied Bed Made with resident in bedMade with resident in bed Keep in good body alignmentKeep in good body alignment Be aware of any restrictions in movement due to linen or way bed madeBe aware of any restrictions in movement due to linen or way bed made Explain procedureExplain procedure Ensure safetyEnsure safety

47 475.03Nursing Fundamentals 7243 Bedmaking – Occupied Bed Loosen the top bedding at the foot of the bed for a dependent resident to reduce pressure on the toes.

48 Understand nurse aide’s role in creating a safe and clean environment that fosters resident independence, contentment and self-esteem. 48  END  Nursing Fundamentals 7243


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