2 Purpose: Prevent infection Prevent injury Prevent odors NAIL CARE 5.01 Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
3 Maintain nails by keeping nails: short clean free of rough edges NAIL CARE5.01Requires daily cleaning and trimming of fingernails and toenails as neededMaintain nails by keeping nails:shortcleanfree of rough edges5.01Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
4 Easier to trim and clean after soaking NAIL CARE guidelines5.01Easier to trim and clean after soakingNail clipper used to cut and trim nails. Use care not to injure skin when clipping.Clip nails straight across5.01Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
5 Use file or emery board to smooth rough edges NAIL CARE guidelines5.01Use file or emery board to smooth rough edgesSoftened cuticle can be pushed back with orange stick5.01Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
6 NAIL CARE caution!5.01Diabetics and residents with circulatory problems will have their nails trimmed only by a licensed nurse or podiatrist.Review resident care plan and check with supervisor prior to trimming nails.5.01Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
7 FOOT CARE Wash feet using warm water and mild soap 5.01Wash feet using warm water and mild soapDry feet carefully, especially between the toesApply lotion to tops and bottoms of feet only, not between the toes5.01Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
8 FOOT CARE Check feet daily for: redness, warmth or constant pain 5.01Check feet daily for:redness, warmth or constant painnumbness or tinglingdry, cracked skinswellingblisters, cuts, scratches or other soresingrown toenails, corns, calluses5.01Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
9 FOOT CARE Do not use a heating pad on resident’s feet 5.01Do not use a heating pad on resident’s feetKeep footwear on; residents never go barefootChange socks and shoes daily5.01Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
10 FOOT CARE5.01Foot injuries and infections can lead to gangrene and amputation, especially in diabeticsNotify supervisor immediately of any unusual observations of the feet5.01Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
12 SHAVING Daily activity for men Promotes: Physical comfort 5.01Daily activity for menPromotes:Physical comfortPsychological well-being5.01Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
13 ASSIST WITH SHAVING Factors to consider: 5.01Factors to consider:Electric razor provides greatest safety. Do not use electric razors when oxygen in useUse own equipment or a disposable safety razorSoften beard and skin prior to shaving5.01Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
14 ASSIST WITH SHAVING Factors to consider (continued): 5.01Factors to consider (continued):Use care not to cut or irritate skin while shavingShave in direction hair grows5.01Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
15 ASSIST WITH SHAVING5.01Razor bumps are tiny, irritated bumps that develop after shaving. People with curly hair are most affected by them. The sharp edge of closely shaven hair can curl back and grow into the skin, causing irritation and pimples, and even scarring. To minimize razor bumps, take a hot shower before shaving, shave in the direction of hair growth, and don't stretch the skin while shaving. Rinse with cold water, then apply moisturizer.5.01Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
16 SHAVING - Surgery preparation 5.01Razor used for surgery preparation. The head/blade of the razor is disposable. The battery handle is disinfected after each use.5.01Nursing Fundamentals 7243Hygiene and Grooming
18 5.01 BM Two Questions1. Why is it important to wear your nails clean and short?2. When cleaning someone's feel what are some important information you need to know?3. Find ten terms in the power point and define them and add a picture.Color bubble map pictures and write in color.
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