Home Care Support Worker job in Musselburgh at SSCN HEALTHCARE

Home Care Support Worker


Location: Edinburgh UK

Date Posted:Jan 23, 2018

Job Purpose:Enables patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient condition; providing support and personal services; teaching families.Duties: * Monitors patient by observing physical and psychological condition, intake and output, and exercise. * Supports patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services; shopping for food and other household requirements; preparing and serving meals and snacks; running errands. * Assists patients by providing personal services, such as, bathing, dressing, and grooming. * Helps patients care for themselves by assisting to use special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene. * Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal; notifying nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions. * Maintains a safe, secure, and clean patient environment by following asepses standards and procedures; maintaining security precautions; following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards; * Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities. * Protects the home care agency by adhering to professional standards, home care policies and procedures and local requirements. * Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.Skills/Qualifications:Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Nursing Skills, Health Care Administration, Patient Services, Verbal Communication, Listening, Training, Dependability, Medical Teamwork View full job description
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