Competency Checklist- HOME HEALTH AIDE

Rating Scale:

  1. No previous experience.
  2. Previous training, but no personal hands on experience.
  3. Previous training / hands-on experience. Need additional practice with supervisor.
  4. Previous training and experience.


SKILLS:

Set up and feed patient meals
YESNO

Make up empty or occupied beds
YESNO

Assist patient with ambulation
YESNO

Partial bed bath
YESNO

Complete bed bath
YESNO

Oral care
YESNO

Foot care
YESNO

Bowel care
YESNO

Bladder care
YESNO

Catheter care
YESNO

Toileting / Incontinence management
YESNO

Foley care
YESNO

Safe operation of medical equipment
YESNO

Set up enteral or tube feedings
YESNO

Obtain a blood sugar with glucometer
YESNO

Operate the following medical equipment:

Gurney, wheel chairs, patient beds
YESNO

Automatic blood pressure monitor
YESNO

Electronic thermometer
YESNO

Turning and positioning patients
YESNO

Aspiration precautions
YESNO

Assist patient with oxygen
YESNO

Knowledge of infection control policies
YESNO

Monitor and record intake and output
YESNO

Pain management
YESNO

Behavior management
YESNO

Age specific communication
YESNO

Restraints
YESNO

Transfer patient
YESNO

Scale / Weights
YESNO

Post-mortem care
YESNO

Identify possible victims of abuse or neglect
YESNO

Knowledge of emergency procedures
YESNO

Prepare Exam Rooms
YESNO

Obtain and document patient’s current medial history, drug history, chief complaints, allergies, pain assessment and vital signs
YESNO