Support Individuals To Meet Personal Care Needs Analysis

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4222-223 Support individuals to meet personal care needs For this assignment I will use an example of how I work with a client Outcome 1 1.1 Every morning when I go to help L . with her morning routine I first of all ask her how she feels and what she wants us to do that day, whether she wants a wash or a shower, is she wsants to was her hair or not. 1.2 We establish the level and type of support she needs for personal care by talking. I ask her what part of the shower she can do on her own(wash her hands, face, under her arms, groins) and what part needs my support (back, feet). 1.3 We agree on the level of privacy she needs also by talking, I ask her when or if she wants me to leave the bathroom so she can have some privacy or hold…show more content…
calls us again in. We make sure that she has wiped and also sometimes help her if she cannot reach. Afterwards we apply Conatrone or Sudocream as barrier creams to protect her groins and skin. If she needs to wear a pad, we help her put oune on. Then she is pulling up the front part of her underwear and trousers and we make sure that they are up on the back also. We make sure that she is tidy and clean, then we help her transfer back to the wheelchair, put on the safety belt, the footplates. In the end we prompt her to wash her hands and dry them. Outcome 4 4.1 Before giving a shower or personal care we must ensure that the room and water temperatures meet the individual’s needs and preferences for washing or bathing or mouth care. I always ask the client what temperature is ok, they touch the water with the hand and tell me if it has to be more hot or cold until they confirm that it is the right temperature for them. This way we prevent accidents. 4.2. Before offering personal care we must also ensure that toiletries, materials and equipment are within our rich or the rich of the client. It is always better to prepare all before starting, to make sure we have shower gel, shampoo, wet wipes, pads, creams, towels, flanels all ready to use so that we are not in a situation to leave the client because we do not have one thing or another and go look for it. Beiing well organized from the very beginning saves time, energy and also prevents

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