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...

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Assist with Tub Bath

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

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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...

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Gloving

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

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Handwashing Guidelines

Why Is Handwashing Important? This video is about washing your hands to get rid of germs so that you don’t spread infection. Germs are bacteria, yeast and viruses that cause sickness and...

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Infection Control in the home

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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....

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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...

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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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Using a Transfer Belt

Click here for Our PreOp Amazon Support Page How Do You Use a Transfer Belt? The key to safely helping a frail or weak patient out of bed is to use a transfer belt. This is a heavy canvas belt, 2...

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Wound Care

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