Home Health Personal Safety,Safety
Professionals, students and families will find this video a functional tool in improving safety in the home care setting.
During an initial home visit, a home health nurse assesses an actual patient's home to identify safety risks, demonstrating key safety concepts in home care. Emphasis is placed on assessment of potentially dangerous environmental hazards. Recommendations are made to the client for safety issues within JCAHO, OSHA, and EPA regulations.
Special attention is given to:
- Fire safety
- Outdoor hazards
- Safety risks in every room of the house
- Safe use of medical equipment
- Disposal of waste