77 terms

Home Health Aide

purpose for first homemaker service agency
provide child care
created when people complained of poor care; sets standards for federally funded nursing homes and home health agencies
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
Nurse Aide Registry
when person complete's training program and competency test; inorder to stay on must work a mininmum # of hrs in field for 2 yrs and have 12 hrs of continuing education
Background Info Disclosure Form
show no evidence of caregiver abuse after age of 18
Skilled long-term care facility
residential home for people who need 24-hr skilled care
service provided in the home for terminally ill people who have wishes to die in their own homes
keep client company and maintain safety
do household duties; laudry and cooking and cleaning
personal care worker
help with minimal level of ADLs
home health aide
help with personal care and health assistance like rehabiliation and medication administrations
homemake/home health aide
help with general household tasks and health aide tasks
Home care aide
assists client with independent living under supervision
case manager (CM)
assess overall needs of clients and decides what service should be provided
health care provider
an agency' institution, or health care team member that provide medical care to person
enterostomal therapist (RN, ET)
works with clients who have ostomies or require skin/wound care
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
give direct care to client ; treatments and medications
nurse practitioner (NP)
specialized in physical examinations and assessments; can owrk with childre, infants, pregnancies, eldery, and cancerous patients
occupational therapist (OT)
evaluate client ability to perform certain skills needed for independent daily living and develops plan to be assissted by family or hha
physical therapist (PT)
evaluate home environment for clients return; assists with safety and instructs exercise program equipment usage
registered dietitian (RD)
gives info on client dietary needs and assist with meal planning
Registered nurse (RN)
initiates plan of care ordered by health care provider, performs assessments, planning and interventions
Respiratory therapist (RPT)
Assists client with any breathing problems and works with client with breathing equipment and checks equipment
Social worker (BSW, MSW)
provide community service, financial, long-term care, and respite care info; helps emotionally, socially, and financially
Speech therapist
assesses clients ability to communicate, works to imrpove abilities, works with and to improve swallowing difficulties
Diagnosis-related Group
classiefies patients accordign to their medical diagnosis for the purpose of paying for hospital and home health care cost
Prospective Payment System
implemented in home care; influence how home care agencies are paid
Outcome and Assessment Info Set
to standardize assessment data collection throughout the country and improve home health care quality
anyone who has paid social security is allowed to apply; aged changed from 65-68; Medicare A is hospital insurance and has no charge; Medicare B is helps with diagnostic tests, medical equipment, and diabetic supplies
Hospice medicare benefits
available to anyone with Med A and less than 6 months to live
Medical reimbursement
must be confined to bed, under dr care who certifies need for care, in need for skilled nursign care physical/ speech therapy, recieve services from Medicare-cerifide agency
federally and state funded program that pays for health care services for people who have income below certain amount
Health Maintanence Organization
attempts to cut costs by providing gatekeepers to control access and use of forms of care such as hospitals
Respite care
takign care of client while family or friend takes a break
Aiding and abetting
not reporting dishonest acts that one observed
stating untrue statements about a person, which would injure this persons reputation
false written statement about another statement
making a false oral statement about another person
interpersonal relationships
feeling and understanding that result from interaction between 2 or more persons
investigates and mediates problems regarding complaints
word/phrase people use often for a lot of different situations; "tomorrow's another day"
make feel like its not important`
herpes zoster; later stage of cancer; painful itching rash
multiply rapidly; can live for a long time and multiply in air and water
tiny one celled microorganisms; can live for long time and multiply in air and water
can live only by feeding on living cells; most are capable of causing infection; cause flu, cold, HIV, and hepatitis
yeast and molds; live normally in the body, can cause disease under certain conditions such athletes foot, ringworm or thrush
can cause disease; live on lice, ticks, flees, mites, and other insects
hepatitis A
enters through mouth, leave through feces; spread through direct contact, contaminated food and water
Hepatitis B
enter though blood and sexual contact; leave body through blood; can be spread though transfusions, contaminated needles, or sexual contact
Hepatitis C
enter through blood contact, leave body though blood and can be spread by sharing needles, shooting drugs or from infected mother to baby
enter body through mouth to lungs, leaves through sputum/nasal discharge; transferred direct contact, things sickly touches, and hands
enter though mouth/nose to the lungs; exits and transferred same as pneumonia
enter through mouth to lungs exit by sputum or droplets in air; transferred through kissing coughing sputum, soiled dressing, and hands
German measles; enter through mouth/nose; exit though nasal/throat discharges; transferred through air or placenta
enter through mucous membrane or sex; exit through body discharges or lesions; transferred through sex and birth canal
enter through sex, blood, tissues, and skin breaks; exit through infected tissue, lesions, placenta to fetus; transferred by direct contact, kissing, and sexual intercourse
enter through sex, mucous membrane, blood, any discharge containing blood, exit by placenta, transfusion, body discharges, blood; transferred through sex, needles, syringes, and placenta
centers for disease control and prevention; guidelines for working wit clients with infectious diseases
occupational safety and health administration; guidelines for working wit clients with infectious diseases
incident report
how accident happened; where it happened; details about injury/accident; if there were witnesses; and date/time it happened
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
transmission based precautions
used when pathogen is highly contagious; can be airborne. droplet, and contact
Kaposi's sarcoma
rare form of skin cancer; comes at later stage of HIV
home test to determine if you have a virus
Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy
most effective HIV drug
normal temperature
respiration's that sound like snoring
abnormal shortening of muscles; should use ROM
comatose patient
mouth care every 2 hrs; wipe eyes clean in am and pm; reposition every 2 hrs; ROM exercise as order; body massage daily; drain bowel and bladder every 2 hrs; open windows daily; TLC