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PROVIDES PERINEAL CARE (PERI-CARE) FOR FEMALE
Nursing Assistant Skills Evaluation Washington State **Required Step**
1. bath basin with warm water
4. 4 wash clothes
5. 2 hand towels
6. 1 bath towel
Explains procedure, speaking clearly, slowly, and directly, maintaining face-to-face contact whenever possible
Privacy is provided with a curtain, screen, or door
Before washing, checks water temperature for safety and comfort and asks client to verify comfort of water
Puts on clean gloves before washing perineal area
Places pad/ linen protector under perineal area before washing
Exposes perineal area while avoiding overexposure of client
Applies soap to wet washcloth
Washes genital area, moving from front to back, while using a clean area of the washcloth for each stroke
Using clean washcloth, rinses soap from genital area, moving from front to back, while using a clean area of the washcloth for each stroke
Dries genital area moving from front to back with towel
After washing genital area, turns to side, then washes and rinses rectal area moving from front to back using a clean area of washcloth for each stroke. Dries with towel.
Empties, rinses, and dries basin
After rinsing and drying basin, places basin in designated dirty supply area
Disposes of used linen into soiled linen container and disposes of linen protector appropriately
Avoids contact between candidate clothing and used linen
After disposing of used linen, and placing used equipment in designated dirty supply area, removes and disposes of gloves(without contaminating self) into waste container and washes hands
Signaling device is within reach and bed is in low position