Mobility Assistance as follows:
- Accompanying the client as he/she moves from one location to another
- Pushing the wheelchair that has been fitted to the client
- On a case-by-case basis, steadying the client as he/she ambulates
Assistance with toileting and toileting hygiene
Assistance with personal appliances such as inserting & cleaning dentures; inserting & cleaning hearing aids; cleaning & putting on eye glasses. On a case-by-case basis, the PCN/LNA may also assist with braces, splints, slings and prostheses.
Assistance with nutrition, hydration, and meal preparation by preparing a meal, cutting up or mashing the food, filling the client's eating utensils, encouraging the client to eat/drink, and on case-by-case basis feeding the client by mouth.
Transporting a client to/from Senior Class Corp. Adult Home Services and/or to a doctor or other medically related appointment; and on a case-by-case basis, to activities in the community. Senior Class Corp. Home Services will bill client/caregiver for $.60/mile to reimburse PCN/LNA, or LPN for miles driven from client's home to appointments, Senior Class Corp. Adult Day Services, and/or activities in the community.
Remind clients to take their medication, place medication container(s), including pill planners, within client reach, and/or open the medication container(s), as per the care plan. PCAs and LNAs are NOT allowed to physically handle medication.
After completing a 4-hour Medication Supervision Education Program with a qualified instructor, PCAs and LNAs may supervise a client self-administering medication.
LNAs may provide hand over hand assistance with medication administration by following the care plan, as delegated by a licensed nurse, to a competent and stable client.