Care Skills 5N2770Part 2 –Skills Demonstrations Learner Brief

Written Account 17%

You are required to outline and demonstrate your ability to assist a client with oral care/dentures. You should use  the below guidelines to write your written account.

Introduction and aims: -(5 marks)

Title of skill 

Advance preparation

–Preparation of area, what equipment is needed? (1 Marks)

–Health  and safety precautions taken? (1 Marks) Identifying the needs of the client–

What are the specific needs of the client? (1 Marks)

–What information do you need and where  do you look for that information? (1 Marks)–

-How do you prepare the client for the specific task –consent, explanation of task etc.?  (1 Marks)

Implementation: -(8 marks)

-How did you assist the client while completing this skill –step by step of what you did. (2 Marks)

-How did you promote independence and dignity while carrying out the skill? (2 Marks)

-How did you show effective communication with the client and other members of the team? (2 Marks)

-Discuss the importance of being  observant to changes in the clients condition during the procedure (2 Marks) 

Evaluation & Conclusion -(4 marks)

-Describe how you would ensure that correct  report writing measures were followed (1 Marks)

-How did you promote positive attitudes in relation to care  of the older person in the home  or in a residential facility? (1 Marks)

-Brief evaluation of your performance during the skill –how did you do & what did you learn? (2 Marks)