Keeping up to date records on patients, including daily observations about activities and any medication administered. Instructing patients on health matters and personal habits to do with hygiene and diet. Helping to organize and also participate in recreational activities. Preparing food and also serving meals, drinks and refreshments. Attending staff meetings with senior managers. Assisting clients with feeding, bathing, and dressing. Involved in developing care plans. Talking to clients and listening sympathetically to their problems. Making the best use of aids provided to help clients who have limited mobility, or physical / learning difficulties. Helping to create a stimulating and homely environment. Making and changing beds and ensuring that rooms are clean and tidy. Use appropriate infection control procedures to maintain a clean and safe working area. Segregating and disposing of waste materials. Providing support to relatives and friends. Maintaining records of clients and their needs. Helping patients with their toileting needs, including continence promotion.
assisting children with Down in: playing, eating, learning to write and read.