Health Workers

Health Workers

Health workers have simple medical knowledge. Despite assisting users in personal hygiene care and daily life assistance (such as feeding, holding, toileting, bathing, changing diapers), they could also perform some medical procedures (replacing and caring the throat and ostomy bag, wound care, dialysis, insulin injection, throat feeding, taking prescription drugs).

Personal hygiene care includes toileting, bathing, foaming, changing diapers.

Life assistance includes:

•Feeding (simple reheating food, ordinary feeding and throat feeding)
•Holding (assisting in turning around on the bed to prevent the mattress, assisting in transferring from the bed to a wheelchair or walker, supporting walking)
•Simple exercises and being exercised to prevent deterioration of limbs
•Perform simple prescription exercises
•A small number of housework duties that the patients cannot complete alone
•Accompanying out to see the doctor, walking or shopping

Medical care monitoring:

activity ability, nutritional intake, psychological and mental conditions, sleep quality and reporting abnormalities, as well as taking medical knowledge and quick response measures in emergency situations

Medical procedures:

Insulin injection, dialysis, peritoneal dialysis, wound care, replacing and caring of throat tubes and pockets, throat feeding

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Qualifications

Certificate of registration as a health worker issued by the Government Social Welfare Department