Profession Nursing aid
Nursing aids provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties, such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens.
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Tasks nursing aid
- Observe and report changes in patient's condition.
- Apply practical intervention procedures for dementia or behavioral problems.
- Perform basic (medical) procedures such as taking blood pressure and applying and changing dressings.
- Collect specimens such as urine, faeces, or sputum.
- Assist with rehabilitation exercises and basic treatment and medications.
- Assist patients in activities such as walking, exercising, and getting in and out of bed.
- Turn and reposition bedridden patients, alone or with assistance, to prevent bedsores.
- Feed patients when necessary.
- Bath, groom, shave, dress, or drape patients to prepare them for surgery, treatment, or examination.
- Perform housekeeping activities, for example clean rooms and change linens.
- Clean and sterilize the care equipment.