Provides an overview of IADLs (Instrumental Activities of Daily Living) including housework, meal preparation, understanding prescribed medications, shopping, telephone use, and transportation within the community—and how caregivers can assist with these important activities. IADLs are activities that go beyond basic needs and allow clients to be independent at home and in the community.
List at least six IADLs for which you may be assigned to assist clients.
Describe the CNA’s role in helping with telephone use, shopping, and meal preparation.
Develop a daily, monthly, and seasonal plan for keeping up with your client’s housekeeping needs.
Discuss at least three measures to take to keep yourself and your client safe while driving in a car.
Explore your state’s laws and your employer’s policy on handling money and follow those guidelines.