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Foundations of Personal Support Worker Practice II

PSW052

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PSW052 - Foundations of Personal Support Worker Practice II

Prerequisites:

PSW050 - Foundations of Personal Support Worker Practice I

This course deals with aspects of safety, mobility and household management. Accident risk factors as well as safety measures are discussed. Infection control and the principles of good body mechanics are introduced. Client safety and comfort as it relates to positioning are emphasized. The concepts of rest and activity and how these two affect the client's well being are also discussed. In addition this course enables students to develop and demonstrate skills related to assisting with household activities and household management. Planning and preparing nutritious and appealing meals are explored. Special diets, cultural and religious preferences are emphasized when discussing meal preparation.


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