The PostCare™ Basic Video Series


Basic Tasks

Assist with Feeding

How Do You Assist with Feeding? Sometimes after surgery, your patient may need help with feeding. Before serving the food: Make the environment as attractive as possible. Complete any toileting...

Basic Tasks

Assist with Shower

How Do You Assist with Giving Someone a Shower? The supplies you will need to have easily accessible in the bathroom include:  Clean clothing Skid-proof plastic bath mat (2) Washcloths (2) Towels...

Basic Tasks

Assist with Tub Bath

How Do You Assist with a Tub Bath? The supplies you will need to have easily accessible in the bathroom include: Clean clothing Skid-proof plastic bath mat 2 washcloths 2 towels Soap Shampoo...

Basic Tasks

Female Perineal Wash

How Do You Give a Female Perineal Wash? Once each day, or according to your doctor’s instructions, you will need to clean the urethral meatus – the opening where the catheter enters...

Basic Tasks

Gloving

How Do You Correctly Use Gloves? Your correct use of disposable, non-sterile gloves helps prevent the spread of infection and protects both the caregiver (you), and the patient (the person...

Basic Tasks

Handwashing

How to Correctly Wash Your Hands Germs are present always on your hands and they can be transferred to other parts of your body, to the family member for whom you are caring, your patient, and to a...

Basic Tasks

Male Perineal Wash

How Do You Give a Male Perineal Wash? Once each day, or according to your doctor’s instructions, you will need to clean the urethral meatus – the opening where the catheter enters the body....

PostCare™ Discharge Task, Subcutaneous Injection
Basic Tasks

Subcutaneous Injection

How Do You Give a Subcutaneous Injection? A subcutaneous injection is the method used to administer medication under the skin. A short needle is used to inject the drug into the tissue between the ...

Basic Tasks

Use of a Peak Flow Meter

Use of a Peak Flow Meter A Peak Flow Meter is an inexpensive, portable, hand-held device. Your doctor or nurse will advise you which make and type to use. The device measures how hard and quickly...

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