Top Community Living Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Community Living Assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Community Living Assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.9% of Community Living Assistant resumes contained Independent Living as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Community Living Assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Community Living Assistant resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Provide training and support to individuals with developmental and physical disabilities in daycare and independent living facilities.
  • Assist with developing and managing activities for 340 independent living senior residents in a retirement community.
  • Provide services for adults with intellectual disabilities in Semi-Independent Living Program.
  • Maintained 200 independent living apartments and support facility operations
  • Work part-time to assist residents in the Independent Living dining hall of continuing care retirement community.
  • Develop community, self-help and independent living activities that follow the person's individual plan.
  • Supported up to 10 residents each week in both the Assisted and Independent Living quarters.
  • Aided in teaching independent living skills and advocated to for individuals to endure proper care.
  • Encouraged independent living and being active in the community.
  • Helped staff create independent living modules.
  • Assist MHMR individuals in independent living.
  • Help with maintaining independent living skills.
  • Coached disabled individuals on many different aspects of independent living and life skills.

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2. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Provide personal care so developmentally disabled adults and implement programming
  • Provide personal care for adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Instruct staff, correct and consult with staff as needed, observe personal care staff in the performance of their duties.
  • Provided assistance to consumers with all daily activities and personal care; also provided general cleaning and meal preparation.
  • Provide Supervision of Residents Care Staff including personal care aides, certified nursing assistants and medication aide technicians.
  • Preform personal care activities including baths, mouth care, grooming, dressing, and transferring.
  • Performed personal care tasks as needed; bathing, showering, shaving, toileting, etc.
  • Assist clients with their daily routines such as personal care and participating in recreational activities.
  • Prepare and serve meals to residents and assist with personal care and other activities.
  • Teach functional skills, mealtime, and personal care skills to able residents.
  • Provided personal care: bathing, grooming, dressing and undressing.
  • Supported consumers in their personal care and grooming.
  • Assist all residents with personal care.
  • Assist consumers with personal cares.
  • Assist individuals with personal cares.
  • Provided in-home personal care to people with severe physical disabilities Recognized for outstanding performance
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Provide resident care in the areas of bathing, toileting, eating, dressing, other personal care.
  • Provided personal care for people with developmental disabilities, including cooking, cleaning, planning outings, and providing emotional support.
  • Implemented IHPs and helped with daily living skills, personal care and general upkeep of patient's homes.
  • Home Health Aide * Provide personal care and companionship.

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3. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained a clean, neat, comfortable and safe environment for all Residents.
  • Maintained a clean safe environment, assuring availability of supplies.
  • Keep a safe environment for residents to live in.
  • Take telephone order from doctors Grooming/Bathing Personal Care logs Vitals Light housekeeping Insure an safe environment for residents Laundry
  • Maintained a safe environment for individuals with cerebral palsy and staff: Periodically inspected resident halls for safety concerns.
  • Provided quality care and physical assistance by monitoring each resident by maintaining a safe environment.

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4. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Provide meal preparation and medical assistance.
  • Assisted with their housekeeping, meal prep and errands while providing needed friendly socialization as well.
  • Assisted with household, personal hygiene, meal preparation, financial, somatic and recreational needs.
  • Set up and meal preparation on a daily basis for 5 course meals.
  • Assisted with relationship building, grooming, meal preparation and light housekeeping.
  • Assisted with meal preparation, dressing and light cleaning of the household.
  • Assisted with daily hygiene routines, meal prep and light cleaning.
  • Assisted with cooking/Prompted consumers to involve themselves with meal prep.
  • Provide support and supervision to adults with intellectual disabilities Meal preparation Transportation
  • Accompany clients on outings into the community for lesire and social development.Assist clients with meal preparations and house maintenance.
  • Distribute medication * Take clients to appointments * Encourage clients in daily activities * Assist in meal preparation when needed

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5. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Performed nursing skills such as obtaining vital signs, administering medication using the 6 rights, and patient charting.
  • Administer medications, obtain blood glucose levels and vital signs, and report to the nurse.
  • Monitor resident's vital signs, interact with residents' families and provide status updates.
  • Monitor vital signs and understand the directions of the medication before administering it.
  • Monitor patient's vital signs in order to improve their rehabilitation.
  • Take vital signs and record daily in medical chart.
  • Obtained vital signs, input, and output.
  • Obtain weekly and monthly Vital signs.
  • Record and maintain patient information, such as vital signs, eating habits, behavior, progress notes, treatments.
  • Assist patients with activity of daily living Vital signs
  • Job Responsibility Administered medication Monthly vital signs and weights Assistance with Activities of Daily Living Assist residents to and from meals

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6. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Preserved patient dignity and minimize discomfort while carrying out duties such as bathing, assisted in ADL's.
  • Provide care to the resident by feeding, bathing, assistance in ADL'S when needed.
  • Worked in conjunction with therapy department to establish ADL capabilities and follow care plan.
  • Assist counselors in implementing behavior and Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Programs.
  • Worked on ADL'S with both young children and teenagers.
  • Assist in activities of daily living (ADL).
  • Chart and document residents ADL's and medications.
  • Assist ADL's per patient medical record.
  • Facilitate ADL's and programming.
  • Keep caseload charts in compliance with deadlines and agency policy Develop and implement individualized instruction and support plans.
  • Assisted residents with ADL's including helping with meals, transferring using assistive devise, bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Performed duties in care of residents in a assisted living homes ADL.
  • Assisted residents with activities of daily living (ADLs).
  • Assist residents with adls as well as administer medicine.
  • Nurse Aide Responsibilities include: Maintaining daily ADL's.
  • Provided Adl's to client in her home.
  • Provide care for developmentally and physically disabled live-in residents ADL management & medication assistance Meal preparation & light housekeeping
  • Assist Residents/Patients with ADL's -successfully communicate with my direct supervisor to maintain a proficient work flow through out our shift.
  • Provided assistance with ADL's Served Breakfast, lunch, and dinner vital signs updated 24-hour charts for residents
  • Assisted with toileting and ADLs Helped with getting up and getting dressed Prepared and served meals Laundry

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7. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Worked closely with administrators to implement strategies that delivered high quality patient care.
  • Reviewed patient assessments and assisted in planning of individualized patient care.
  • Evaluated patient needs, prioritized patient care flow and provided health treatments as well as delegation to appropriate staff.
  • Report patient care, condition and progress to patient's physician on a continuous basis.
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans; including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  • Performed patient care activities such as bathing, linen changing, and hygiene measures.
  • Worked closely with clinicians on and off site to ensure quality patient care.
  • Received the Silver Achievement in Quality award which recognizes excellent patient care provided.
  • Assist with activities of daily living in accordance with patient care plan.
  • Maintained patient care standards and supported families, nurses, and administrators.
  • Provide patient care to patients and follow daily assignment sheets.
  • Provided patient care by feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, and transporting elderly patients along with providing wound care.
  • Provided high-quality patient care as a CNA - Qmap, within an Assisted Living setting.
  • Worked with Registered Nurse team in ensuring optimal patient care and smoothingdaily office functions.
  • Care Manager /Medication Assistant Develop and maintain patient care plans as assigned by LPN.
  • Administer and document medications and enteral feedings Perform patient care and comply with protocols Carry out individual patient goals and outcomes
  • administer medications -provide patient care -supervise 8 nurse assistants -update monthly change outs of medical administrations records

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8. Developmental Disabilities

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Here's how Developmental Disabilities is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Provided supervision, training, and direct assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities as outlined in their Individual Program Plan.
  • Assisted individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to carry out daily living activities both in home and in community.
  • Worked with individuals with various developmental disabilities and emotional disorders to provide community inclusion and skills acquisition.
  • Provide support and direct supervision to individuals with developmental disabilities in a community residential program.
  • Assist individuals with severe/profound developmental disabilities in group home setting with basic living skills.
  • Assist individuals who have intellectual and developmental disabilities with their activities of daily living.
  • Provided supportive living services to individuals with developmental disabilities who reside in the community.
  • Provided in home and community support to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Provide one-on-one training for individuals on the Autism Spectrum and with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  • Provided residential care to individuals with developmental disabilities across the adult lifespan.
  • Provide in-home respite care for 20-year-old women with developmental disabilities.
  • Assisted adults with developmental disabilities with activates of daily living.
  • Assist clients with developmental disabilities into the community.
  • Provided support and care in the community and in assisted living centers to adults and children with developmental disabilities
  • Position as a CLA/MT included helping individuals with developmental disabilities to complete the tasks of daily life.
  • Create opportunities for clients with developmental disabilities that enable them to live full and productive lives.
  • Assisted with activities of daily living to adult clients with developmental disabilities and/or serious mental illness.
  • Work with individuals that have developmental disabilities within a group home.
  • Aided children and adults with developmental disabilities in building life skills.
  • Work with 17-year-old girl with severe developmental disabilities and autism.

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9. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted with daily living activities to facilitate independence.
  • Assist with daily living activities (preparing meals, using restroom, personal hygiene, dressing, etc).
  • Provided Assistance with the daily living activities of persons with mental health and dementia.
  • Assisted clients in a mental health residential facility with daily living activities.
  • Assisted children in residential home with daily living activities.
  • Provided transfers, hygiene care and daily living activities.
  • Assisted some residents with daily living activities at night.
  • Helped autistic clients in daily living activities.
  • Assist mentally disabled individuals with their daily living activities, including dispensing medications and involvement in community activities.
  • assist with daily living activities, light house keeping, schedule appointments ,

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10. Medical Appointments

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Here's how Medical Appointments is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Administer medications* Cooking and cleaning duties* Personal cares of residents* Provided transportation to residents* Book keeping for funds and all medical appointments
  • Transported and supervised consumers for medical appointments, therapies, and community-based employment placements.
  • Coordinated all client medical appointments, including transportation needs and attendance.
  • Assisted with medical appointments, administered medications and/or first aid.
  • Schedule medical appointments and accompany residents on appointments.
  • Escort Consumers to designated activities and medical appointments.
  • Accompanied consumers on outings and medical appointments.
  • Accompanied residents to scheduled medical appointments.
  • Coordinate transportation schedule for medical appointments.
  • Monitor medications and coordinate medical appointments.
  • Coordinated with Community Wellness Nurse to arrange for transportation of residents to medical appointments and tests.
  • Assisted with transportation to and from medical appointments and emergency services in the community.
  • Attend consumer medical appointments as requested and communicate order changes 2.
  • Transport client to and from medical appointments.

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11. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Provided specialized daily care to residents with Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Provided assistance to mentally challenged residents who live with Alzheimer's and Dementia *Assist residents with Activities of Daily Living
  • Maintain occupancy of a 100 room AL and 66 rooms Dementia and Alzheimer AL.
  • Experience in working with residents who have Alzheimer's and or Dementia.
  • Assist seniors with Alzheimer's and Dementia with daily living activities.
  • Experience in memory care Dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Handled patients with Alzheimer's and Dementia.
  • Direct care worker on Alzheimer's/ Dementia unit.
  • Work with dementia and Alzheimer's residents.
  • Assigned to Alzheimer's unit.
  • Experience working with geriatrics, Alzheimer's/dementia, orthopaedic and general debility.
  • Provided care for residents who had diagnoses ranging from dementia-Alzheimer's Assisted in all activities of daily living
  • Worked as a full time staff member of a special facility for Alzheimer's patients.
  • Experience in an assisted living,working with seniors/Worked with Alzheimer and Dementia patients.
  • Care for clients with alzheimers disease, diabetes, stroke.
  • Assist Alzheimer and Dementia Residents Keeping proper care records Answer phones Assist with meal servings Vitals
  • Assisted patients with daily life with Alzheimer Med tech Prepare meals Companionship Attend classes of education Housekeeping

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12. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Fostered staff teamwork and a positive work environment; professionally and quickly resolved customer service escalations
  • Prioritized, organized, and delegated assignments, as well as trained new employees on exceptional hospitality and customer service.
  • Front Desk/First Impression Customer Service for all Residents/ Help with Activities Manage all Requests from Residents Manage files/Update Resident Info
  • Provide customer service to Patrons and address any issues brought to my attention.
  • Awarded CHART Employee of the Month recognition for outstanding customer service.
  • Pioneered customer service training program for all nursing staff.
  • Provide customer service and assisting patients.
  • Position: Customer Service, Server
  • Managed team of Salon professionals Ensure outstanding customer service by listening to resident's needs.
  • House Keeper Time management/ multitasking Customer Service
  • House Assistant Manager Customer Service and leadership skills with employees Assisted and provided support for House Manager.

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13. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Provided medication administration, meal preparation/planning, personal cares and transportation for individuals.
  • Administer medication according to Medication Administration Records and Physician Medication Order Forms.
  • Teach living and social skills to people with disabilities Medication Administration Community integration
  • Provided an array of training to facility staff, including medication administration.
  • Provide medication administration assistance as dictated by consumer program plan.
  • Performed medication administrations for residents that were cognitively impaired.
  • Provide scheduled personal care and medication administration etc.
  • Provided medication administration or assistance to residents.
  • Assist residents with their daily routine, hygiene, dining, recreation, medication administration, follow ups as needed.
  • Certified to teach/train Standard Precaution, Medication Administration and First Aid and Choking.
  • Support clients Medication Administration Cooking, Cleaning
  • Direct Care * Medication administration *Assisting with daily activities * Behavior intervention
  • Assisted in ADL's Vitals Blood glucose monitoring/insulin administration Medication administration
  • Finance management Medication administration Assistance with daily functioning tasks Exercise coordinator

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14. Dementia

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Here's how Dementia is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted corporate trainer in statewide training of Dementia units.
  • Observed and assisted in diagnostic and treatment experiences in with elderly population in disorders including dementia and dysphagia
  • Provided dementia and related programs monthly for all Senior Activity Centers in Sheboygan County.
  • Manage monthly Dementia Support Group for families.
  • Performed care for residents in the Alztheimer and Dementia units.
  • full Time 45 hours weekly administering medication to clients with dementia

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15. Resident Care

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Here's how Resident Care is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Developed and implemented resident care plans based on facility interviews and resident needs assessments.
  • Acted as Manager on Duty when delegated; exercised supervisory duties as acting Manager and in absence of Resident Care Director.
  • Maintain records of resident care, condition, progress, or problems and discuss observations with Case Manager.
  • Involved in every aspect of resident care and communicating with nursing staff and resident's relatives.
  • Worked directly with nurse practitioner who oversaw all resident care.
  • Coordinated resident care with home health agencies and hospice.
  • Implement and support resident care plan.
  • Review and track resident care issues/incidents.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant/ Resident Care Assistant Responsible for the care and safety for the elderly residents who live in the apartments.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant/Medication Aide/ Mentor Trainer Direct resident care Report any condition changes to LPN or Performed Med.

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16. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living and provided basic health care needs as a CNA.
  • Answered phones, scheduled appointments and transportation, assisted CNA's, clerical duties
  • Supervised CNA staff and independently made decisions regarding care of residents.
  • Evaluate and document individual healthcare plans for residents in a neighborhood setting Assigns residents to CNA's as needed
  • Preformed all duties within scope of practice of CNA, Vital signs, blood sugars, and activities daily living.
  • Scheduled appointments ; Managed self direct employees ; Provided employees with a schedule ; CNA duties

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17. Memory Care

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Here's how Memory Care is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Assist in the development and promote new programs such as Memory Care Assisted Living and Community Home Care.
  • Organized a fundraiser raising over $300 for Memory Care Unit's activities supplies.
  • Implement effective communication skills when working with memory care patients.
  • Perform bed checks in memory care every two hours.
  • Assisted living/ Memory care direct care staff Ensured resident and fellow co-workers safety using proper producers and facility guidelines.
  • Cared for elderly in a secured assisted living memory care unit which included managing resident aides and passing medications

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18. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Attended workshops and In - service, Certified Medication Monitor, CPR and Basic First Aid.
  • Obtained and held Red Cross Certification of CPR and First Aid.
  • Med certified, First Aid and CPR certified and SKIP-R trained.
  • Certified in CPR/ First Aid for infant, child and adult.
  • Obtained Medication Certification, CPR, and First Aid Training.
  • Provided primary first aid, CPR, etc.
  • Certified to restrain, CPR/First AID.
  • Monitored and documented residents with seizure disorders Certified CPR and First Aid professional and applied behavioral restraints when necessary
  • Certified in CPR, First Aid, Med Tech and trained in handling blood- borne pathogens and other company required training.
  • Direct Support to Mentally Challenged Clients I administered there meds and basic CPR if or when needed.
  • Developed skills including: timemanagement, conflict resolution, minor CPR training, minor safety/fire training.
  • Maintained current with annual certificates such as CPR and First Aide, TB/ Monteux testing.
  • support for 25 year old with autism Courses in Recipient Rights, CPR/ First Aid

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19. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Take blood pressure/ vitals on residents prior to dispensing medications to be sure they are OK to accept medications.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate to nurses.
  • Take and record temperature, Blood pressure, pulse and respiration as instructed.
  • Obtained and recorded TPR, vital signs, and blood pressure.
  • Assess vital signs, blood pressure, temperature and weight.
  • Med Tech /CNAIdentifying residents distributed medications, administered injections monitor blood pressure, and glucose reading.
  • Blood Pressure, Temperature, Pulse).
  • Administer Oral and Topical Medications Blood Pressure Check Sugar Check

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20. Community Activities

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Here's how Community Activities is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Provided assistance to adults with disabilities, including physical and emotional support and help with household duties and community activities.
  • Transport individual for community activities, and other places the individuals may want to go.
  • Transported residents to appointments, grocery shopping, banking, community activities, etc.
  • Pick clients up and transport them to and from various community activities.
  • Assisted intellectually disabled clients with independent living skills and community activities
  • Assisted individuals with disabilities in community activities Worked towards set goals with individuals with disabilities Documented daily CLS activities for billing
  • Drive clients to appointments,community activities,and work.
  • Educated persons with disabilities Administered medications Coordinated community activities Assisted with transportation Case note documentation

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21. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Worked closely with AL Activity Coordinator to promote a diversity of recreational activities.
  • Provided supervision with utilizing community resources and recreational activities.
  • Volunteered time with residents to assist with recreational activities.
  • Provide leisure/recreational activities for residents per life skills schedule.
  • Provide care to mentally challenged adults, assisting with daily living, community and recreational activities.
  • Transported clients to social and recreational activities.
  • Planned and carried out recreational activities.

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22. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Collaborated with other team members on special projects and events and worked one on one with individuals with special needs.
  • Assist those with special needs, both physical and mental, to live a more comfortable life.
  • Worked one-on-one in assisted living units with special needs clients.
  • Assist Special needs and disabled patients with daily living.
  • Provided respite care to individuals with special needs.
  • Supervised and educated children with special needs participating in various staff-developed learning activities.

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23. Community Outings

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Here's how Community Outings is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Participated in community outings and recreational activities.
  • Accompanied consumers to community outings.
  • Direct care worker for people with mental disabilities Teach life skills as well as plan meals and community outings.
  • Assisted clients with transportation to and from appointments and community outings using company approved van.
  • Plan Community outings for residents, and transport them to and from said outings.
  • Transport kids to and from therapy and teach life skill during community outings.
  • Prepared meals, and participating in community outings.
  • Cook, clean, provide transportation to appointments , community outings.
  • Assisted clients with daily living responsibilities Implemented and monitored individualized support plans Provided transportation to community outings Completed progress notes

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24. Daily Needs

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Here's how Daily Needs is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Provide direct care, interaction and supervision of the residents, all-encompasses of activities of daily needs.
  • Take Vital Signs * dispensed residents medication * Assist with daily needs for the residence
  • Cared for the residents, helping them perform daily needs.
  • Assisted patients with disabilities with their daily needs and functions
  • Attend to their daily needs.
  • Facilitated the distribution of food to residents and assisted residents in daily needs Assisted the chefs in the preparation of food
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Help patients with daily needs and their families.

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25. Food Preparation

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Here's how Food Preparation is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Visited with residents and guests on a regular basis to elicit feedback on food service and food preparation.
  • Trained new employees in food preparation, and in service, sanitation and safety procedures.
  • Assist cooks with food preparation and sanitize and stock designated stations and areas.
  • Review menus to identify all foods required for therapeutic diets before food preparation.
  • Cook - food preparation including set-up, service and clean-up.
  • Observed and discussed meal preparation and suggested alternate methods of food preparation.

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26. Medication Technician

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Here's how Medication Technician is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Perform all duties as required for certified nurse aide and medication technician.
  • Certified Medical Assistant, Medication Technician Supervised and assisted with the storage, distribution and discontinuation of residents' oral medications.

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27. Resident Retention

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Here's how Resident Retention is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Assist management with resident retention.

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28. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Provided physical and emotional support while assisting with activities of daily living.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support for residents when needed.
  • Provide assistance in cooking, cleaning, maintaining hygiene and physical fitness Provide personal and emotional support
  • Ensured patients receive essential social and emotional support and provide vital information on patient conditions to nurses.
  • Provided emotional support and helped clients become involved in their personal well-being through participation in community recreation programs and other activities.
  • Foster a home-like environment throughout the community by encouraging activity participation and independence, and providing emotional support.

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29. Everyday Needs

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Here's how Everyday Needs is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Displayed compassion and competence while attending to the everyday needs of individuals with physical disabilities.
  • Helped Developmentally Disabled with their everyday needs
  • Assisted the mentally and physically disabled in everyday needs such as grooming, bathing, preparing meals, and administering medications.
  • Help with active treatment, everyday needs, teaching of basic skills, and adaption to being as independent as possible.
  • Assisted patients with everyday needs *Used effective time management skills to perform job duties *Worked effectively in a high pressure environment
  • Assisted clients with everyday needs including, daily hygiene, medication assistance and job and/or Dr. appointments.

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30. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Supervised staff members, coordinated 720 volunteers to facilitate programs in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Assisted in the department's hiring process and the training and development of new student staff members.
  • Interacted with various staff members that would assist in special functions.
  • Participated in team meetings and coordinated plans with staff members.
  • Assist other residential staff members and homes as needed.
  • Provide training to old and new staff members.
  • Supervised and coordinated schedules of 7 staff members.
  • Managed event communications through weekly newsletters, calendar boards and published materials Provided administrative assistance to directors and staff members.
  • Direct supervision of six full time staff members and seventy eight home health aide.

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31. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Establish and maintain effective internal and external communication in a fast-paced environment.
  • Administered several medications for client and observed/reported any concerns regarding client medication.
  • Completed analysis of summer internship experience, and delegated areas of improvement.
  • Assist cognitively impaired man with learning independent living skills
  • Assisted with medication delivery, and helped the consumer learn what the medications were for and how to properly take them.
  • Communicated with case manager, guardian, and other support professionals on daily basis to collaborate on client progress or concerns.
  • Job includes: collecting laundry, sorting, washing, drying, folding and returning laundry to resident's rooms.
  • Communicate with residents, families, physicians, therapy personnel, emergency personnel, community staff internal and external customers.
  • Restructured process to turn tables faster, make setup more efficient, and cut servers needed from 17 to 12.
  • Oversee New Hire Orientation, preceptor training, educational documentation for state licensing purposes and introduction of on-line learning systems.
  • Provide a professional environment with regard to external customers such as drivers, dispatchers, customer representatives, etc.
  • Monitor state and federal requirements and not limited to blood borne pathogens, infectious controls and fire safety.
  • Worked 3-11pm for two years worked 7-3pm for six years and many overnights 11pm-7am I picked up.
  • Served and consulted within assisted living facilities, providing professional RN support to residents and care staff.
  • Guide and assist residents to learning to live and function as independently as possible in community.
  • Assisted mentally disabled clients in learning life skills to help in their day to day activities.
  • Communicate with case manager, therapist, and supervisor concerning goals and concerns of client.
  • Prepared monthly overhead and P&L reporting packages for senior management and external investors.
  • Assisted individuals with learning disabilities which allows them to live in a normal home setting.
  • Help the consumers with their morning routine to get them ready for day program.

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32. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Worked closely with Communications Director to revamp marketing materials, and to develop funding and special events database
  • Assist with budgeting goals also assist in the planning of special events and outings.
  • Developed and led several resident activities a week in addition to several annual special events for residents and their families.
  • Directed all Grand Openings and special events with CRL's Executive Chefs and Culinary teams.
  • Secured business and corporate sponsorships for special events including gala and golf open.
  • Coordinate special events and family nites.

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33. Incident Reports

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Here's how Incident Reports is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Complete daily Individual Plan communication logs, house files, daily logs and incident reports as needed.
  • Completed paperwork as assigned including incident reports, outcomes and log entries.
  • Record purchases, compose behavior narratives, nutrition information and incident reports.
  • Documented individual resident progress and incident reports and reported such occurrences to the Residential Supervisor, Program Manager and/or Clinical Director.
  • Documented daily occurrences through program data sheets, incident reports, and other requested/required documentation.
  • Enforced resident behavior management system and wrote incident reports for infractions.

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34. Daily Living Tasks

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Here's how Daily Living Tasks is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for patients.
  • Assisted in the daily living tasks of the mentally and physically challenged.
  • Direct support staff with daily living tasks including:.
  • Worked with clients providing support with daily living tasks.
  • Assist in all aspects of daily living tasks.
  • Assist consumers with daily living tasks.
  • Home Health Aide Assisted adults and children with daily living tasks such as feeding, bathing, and dressing.

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35. Community Integration

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Here's how Community Integration is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Incorporated behavioral redirection and practiced community integration.
  • Advocated for community integration and services; provided rehabilitation services to aging, physically or mentally disabled clients of various ages.
  • Facilitated community integration with clients, and responsible for all documentation needs as required, including Medication Administration.
  • Developed and implemented plans for individuals to achieve greater independence, their daily goals and community integration.
  • Teach community integration; assist individuals in joining community organizations of their choice.
  • Promote community integration, including recreational activities and training in using public transportation.

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36. Elderly Clients

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Here's how Elderly Clients is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Position: Care GiverDuties: Provide in home care to special need and elderly clients
  • Cared for elderly clients and assisted with everyday living including but not limited to cooking, housecleaning and bathing.
  • Assisted elderly clients with daily living tasks, including driving to assigned destinations.
  • Visit elderly clients and provide assistance in their daily routine.
  • Care for disabled and elderly clients in their own homes.
  • Provide assistance to disabled and elderly clients.

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37. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Monitor resident emergency systems Kept records on employees and customers Handled customer's phone calls, messages, etc.
  • rocket center, WVanswer phone calls, input data into the computer system, check classified information is correct.Community Living Assistant
  • Answer phone calls, prioritizes information and facilitates communication of information to providers.
  • Received and prioritized telephone calls.
  • Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information during non-business hours or when switchboard is closed.
  • Complete administrative tasks, such as entering orders into computer, answering telephone calls, or maintaining medical or facility information.

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38. Daily Routines

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Here's how Daily Routines is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted patients with their daily routines, helped with laundry, vitals, patients were independent but needed a little assistants
  • Aided clients with daily routines, money management, socialization, cooking, personal hygiene, and fine/gross motor skills.
  • Manage daily routines and responsibilities, planned activities, and maintenance of residence.
  • Assist residents with all daily routines, maintain the cleanliness unit
  • Certified Nurse Assistant Assisting residents with their daily routines such as bathing, toileting, and feeding.
  • aided residents with daily routines, vitals, cleaning, and laundry.
  • Full Time) Work with individuals with developmental disabilities Administer medication Prepare meals Assist individuals with daily routines Light Housekeeping Documentation

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39. Oral Hygiene

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Here's how Oral Hygiene is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted with the overall personal hygiene to include daily baths in/out of tub/ shower and bed baths occasionally and oral hygiene.
  • Assist patients in bathing, shampooing hair, skin/nail care, dressing, feeding, shaving, and keeping oral hygiene.
  • Administer medications at the appropriate times Assist clients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, and feeding.
  • Assisted consumers with bathing, dressing, feeding, and oral hygiene/ grooming.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.

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40. Social Activities

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Here's how Social Activities is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Plan, implement, set up, and tear down for building's social activities several times per week.
  • Help new residents get acclimated and comfortable at their new home by providing social activities.
  • Helped with other tasks such as recreational and social activities
  • Accompanied clients to doctor appointments and social activities.
  • Provided assistance with daily living and social activities with psychiatric patients - Maintained and updated patients records
  • Carried out program requirements and monitored individuals during leisure time, recreational and social activities.

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41. Mental Health Services

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Here's how Mental Health Services is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Referred clients to vocational, housing, educational, employment, medical/mental health services and conducted client home visits as needed.
  • Experience in providing mental health services for adults.
  • Earned Service Award in 2012 for recognition of 5 years of service with Chesterfield County Mental Health Services.

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42. IP

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Here's how IP is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Facilitated the opportunity for residents to interact with and integrate into the community by organizing both short-term trips and extended vacations.
  • Conducted surprise visits to both communities to audit Aide performance, implementing corrective/disciplinary measures to address deficiencies and commending high performance.
  • Assist individuals in the participation of leisure-time activities and recreation as appropriate including anything outlined in the individuals IP.
  • Applied behavior modification principles to counteract any observed antisocial behaviors and meet each resident s individual goals.
  • Revive basic physical activity in many depressed clients by providing high quality companionship and exercise assistance.
  • Assist residents in the development of leisure-time activities and recreation by participating in these activities.
  • Provide individuals with opportunities to participate in community activities that promote integration to mainstream society.
  • Attend and actively participate in required training, family/stakeholder team meeting and supervision meetings.
  • Scheduled outside appointments, order pharmacy prescription medications as directed by treating provider.
  • Encouraged consumers to complete activities of daily living and participate in recreational opportunities.
  • Considered major participant in planning and execution of facility remodels and expansions.
  • Assisted and participated in development of leisure-time and recreational activities for clients.
  • Engaged and helped elderly participate in activities, developing listening skills and empathy
  • Investigated complaints regarding housekeeping service and equipment and took corrective action.
  • Maintained and established professional relationships with local business and referral sources.
  • Updated job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and in services.
  • Encouraged community participation and independence building in the disadvantaged and disabled.
  • Participated in sales of apartment units and conducted community tours.
  • Participate and aid individuals in participating in quarterly fire drills.
  • Participated in and helped coordinate community building exercises and activities.

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43. Accurate Records

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Here's how Accurate Records is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted residents with medication as defined in medication procedures and maintained complete and accurate records and logs.
  • Maintained accurate records of client care and reported to supervisor
  • Maintained accurate records that were in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  • Maintained accurate records of student Career Development Plans and Personnel files.
  • Write reports and accurate records of encounters with residents.
  • Maintain accurate records of patient's daily care.

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44. Household Chores

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Here's how Household Chores is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Assist with household chores i.e dishes, laundry, dusting, bathing etc.
  • Assisted with keeping home clean/ Prompted individuals to do household chores.
  • Assist with care of mentally challenged clients Household chores Providemedicines transport to activities and Dr. appointments
  • Help the clients with activities of daily living including personal hygiene, household chores, meals, social skills, etc.
  • Worked with each individual, teaching them basic independent skills such as reading, writing, hygiene, and household chores.
  • Keep a clean and safe patient environment via careful observation, reporting performance of light household chores and household safety issues.

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45. Bed Linens

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Here's how Bed Linens is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Nurtured patients, cleansed patients when needed and commanded, modified soiled bed linens when necessary.
  • Change bed linens, light cleaning.
  • Changed bed linens, ran errands, directed visitors and answered telephones/provided sanitation clean-up for patients.
  • Change and launder bed linens, blankets, and towels and prepare residents' quarters for new residents.
  • Perform light housekeeping duties as requested by clients, such as snacks, changing bed linens, laundry.
  • Changed bed linens, washed laundry, planned, prepared, and purchased food for meals.

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46. Personal Needs

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Here's how Personal Needs is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Advocated for medical and personal needs of developmentally-disabled clients to preserve civil rights and maximize integration into the community.
  • Assist resident with personal needs accordingly, such as toileting, ambulating, etc.
  • Administer Medications and care for clients personal needs.
  • Provided assistance with personal needs and everyday living skills to mentally disabled individuals
  • Provided personal needs, support and behavioral intervention.
  • Provide support to individuals with differing abilities and mental illness based on their personal needs and goals.

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47. Medication Management

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Here's how Medication Management is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Provided medication management for 30+ assisted living residents.
  • Assisted with medication management by reminding client to take medication as needed.
  • Provided home modifications to increase safety Adapted environment to facilitate occupational participation Established medication management routine
  • Tested patients' blood glucose levels.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Responsible for primary medication management.
  • Provided assistance with medication management and activities of daily living such as personal care and housekeeping.
  • Assisted clients with medication management.

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48. HR

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Here's how HR is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Provided residents and family with emotional support through light conversation and music, and provide recommendations for social assistance.
  • Reconciled medication records and administered medications as a Certified Medication Technician through the Maryland Board of Nursing.
  • Supported consumers in employment placements throughout the community, providing positive behavior supports.
  • Generate referrals- for potential residents through above resources create and generate referrals.
  • Provided healthy environment for all customers through routine updates and timely assistance.
  • Served as an ambassador within the community to build occupancy through networking events
  • Represent the community and increased awareness through participation in outside events.
  • Re-designed volunteer program, including orientation process and HR guidelines.
  • Maintained sanitary conditions throughout meal preparation and serving.
  • Performed general household tasks including sanitation of resident room, bathroom, and common areas, meal preparation, and laundry.
  • Improved menu and food quality at all three facilities on campus; achieved Best of Savannah rating in Savannah Magazine 2011.
  • Supervised three mentally retarded clients, assisting with activities of daily living, medications, petty cash spending and weekly report.
  • Maintained audio equipment throughout event according to live-broadcast standards, for two separate audio mixes (live and television).
  • Implemented and coordinated services for the residents including admission to services for those residents whose conditions are chronic and stable.
  • Manage inbound and outbound calls to deliver information, book tours and follow the sales process through to completion.
  • Managed the refinancing team effort for Projects of $30 to $100M range through the various lending agencies.
  • Empower adult and child clients who have mental and developmental disorders to independence through home-based support and life-skills instruction.
  • Contributed to sales team results, consistently earned monthly commission income through increased occupancy and exceeded sales targets.
  • Helped with money management, socialization, bathing, dressing, grooming, feeding, and bathroom needs.
  • Developed a new business unit called Home and Community Based Services for three senior living communities and markets.

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49. State Regulations

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Here's how State Regulations is used in Community Living Assistant jobs:
  • Created and maintained adequate paperwork to ensure Resident files comply with State Regulations.
  • Ensured compliance with state regulations and residents' rights.
  • Attended trainings to stay current with state regulations.
  • Performed all medicaid billing duties ensuring payment to facility per state regulations.
  • Dispense prescribed medication according to current state regulations and document such on approved agency forms.
  • Maintain current knowledge of State Regulations and ensure compliance in all surveys conducted by the licensing authority, DSHR and DSS.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Community Living Assistant

Independent Living20.4%
Personal Care12%
Safe Environment8%
Meal Prep7.2%
Vital Signs6.3%
ADL4.8%
Patient Care4.7%
Developmental Disabilities4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Community Living Assistant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Independent Living
Independent Living
15.9%
15.9%
2
2
Personal Care
Personal Care
9.4%
9.4%
3
3
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
6.3%
6.3%
4
4
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
5.6%
5.6%
5
5
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
4.9%
4.9%
6
6
ADL
ADL
3.7%
3.7%
7
7
Patient Care
Patient Care
3.6%
3.6%
8
8
Developmental Disabilities
Developmental Disabilities
3.6%
3.6%
9
9
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
3.2%
3.2%
10
10
Medical Appointments
Medical Appointments
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
2.6%
2.6%
12
12
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
2.5%
2.5%
14
14
Dementia
Dementia
2.4%
2.4%
15
15
Resident Care
Resident Care
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
CNA
CNA
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Memory Care
Memory Care
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
CPR
CPR
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Community Activities
Community Activities
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Special Needs
Special Needs
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Community Outings
Community Outings
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Daily Needs
Daily Needs
1%
1%
25
25
Food Preparation
Food Preparation
1%
1%
26
26
Medication Technician
Medication Technician
1%
1%
27
27
Resident Retention
Resident Retention
1%
1%
28
28
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
1%
1%
29
29
Everyday Needs
Everyday Needs
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Staff Members
Staff Members
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
RN
RN
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Special Events
Special Events
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Incident Reports
Incident Reports
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Daily Living Tasks
Daily Living Tasks
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Community Integration
Community Integration
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Elderly Clients
Elderly Clients
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Daily Routines
Daily Routines
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Oral Hygiene
Oral Hygiene
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Social Activities
Social Activities
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
IP
IP
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Accurate Records
Accurate Records
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Household Chores
Household Chores
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Bed Linens
Bed Linens
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Personal Needs
Personal Needs
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Medication Management
Medication Management
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
HR
HR
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
State Regulations
State Regulations
0.5%
0.5%

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