The PostCare™ Basic Video Series


Basic Tasks, clean warm water, dry his upper, dry his upper body, dry your hands, edge of the tub, help, help the patient, help your patient, patient, patient sit on the edge, pitcher or a shower, pitcher or a shower extension, plastic bath mat, plastic storage bag, shower extension, sit on the edge, skid-proof plastic bath, skid-proof plastic bath mat, tub, upper body

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, bed covers, bed protector, dry your hands, equipment tray, mitt in the soap, mitt in the soap solution, paper towel, plastic storage, plastic storage bag, remove the bed, soap solution, soap solution and clean, soapy water, solution and clean, squeeze the mitt, storage bag, warm soapy, warm soapy water, wash and dry, wash and dry your hands

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, bed, bed covers, bed protector, disposable gloves, dry, dry your hands, equipment tray, paper towel, plastic storage, plastic storage bag, remove the bed, soapy water, storage bag, warm, warm soapy, warm soapy water, wash, wash and dry, wash and dry your hands, washed areas

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....

Basic Tasks, alcohol wipe, depress the plunger, diaphragm of the vial, discard the syringe, discard the wipe, dry your hands, injection, injection site, medication, pull, pull the needle, sharps container, skin, subcutaneous injection, syringe, tip of the needle, vial, wash and dry, wash and dry your hands, wipe into the trash

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...

Basic Tasks, bed, belt as a support, bend your knees, buckle, faint help, help, help the patient, patient pivot, patient starts, pull the patient, side, side of the bed, support, support the patient, thread the belt, transfer, transfer belt, underhand grasp, weak or faint, weak or faint help

Using a Transfer Belt

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 to 3 inches wide. It can be purchased at...

Basic Tasks, cleansing solution, doctor or nurse, dressing, dry your hands, gauze, gauze dressing, gauze pad, gauze pad into the plastic, gauze pads, gloves and discard, keeping the skin taut, pad into the plastic, pad into the plastic bag, plastic bag, remove your gloves, remove your gloves and discard, skin, skin taut, wash and dry, wash and dry your hands

Wound Care

What is the Best Way to Care for a Wound? The equipment you will need to assemble includes:  2 pairs of clean disposable gloves, cleaning solution, small gauze pads for cleaning, large gauze pads...

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