Elderly Care Traineeship Program

Project Subject

Elderly Care Traineeship

Mobility Duration

14 days

First week

Ensuring the order and cleaning of the patient room.

Making the bed of the patient

Taking measures to ensure patient safety,

Giving the medicines included in the patient’s treatment plan to the patient,

Helping to meet the needs of the patient regarding personal care and cleaning,

Observing the patient’s skin integrity and documenting this,

Ensuring that patients are prepared for examination, test and treatment,

Taking protective actions to prevent bed sores,

Second week

Helping the patient to perform daily life activities

Assisting the urination of the patient who cannot get out of bed or is not deemed appropriate,

Emptying and replacing the patient’s urinary bladder,

Taking a non-sterile urine sample from the patient,

Helping eating in accordance with the nutrition program,

Monitoring daily weight in patients who need weight monitoring,

Helping the patient walk and move,

Giving the appropriate position for patients with limited range of motion,

Ensuring that the exercise program planned for the patient is applied to the patient.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the trainee

Knows not to harm the patient, takes precautions, applies the precautions

Applies the measures to protect the patient, has self-care

Does bodily cleaning to prevent infections

Applies precautions to avoid contamination, knows first aid at home, applies

Knows Asepsis-Antisepsis and has the ability to apply

Knows disinfection and sterilization and has the ability to apply

Knows the ergonomics in the patient room and has the ability to apply

Transfers the rules about care to the patient and has the ability to implement them, can communicate with hospitals and other health institutions

Has the ability to transfer the obtained data to the unit related to the surveillance system.

Knows nutritional principles about infectious diseases and makes them behavior

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