Top Resident Care Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Resident Care Assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Resident Care Assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.9% of Resident Care Assistant resumes contained Resident Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Resident Care Assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Resident Care

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Here's how Resident Care is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided personalized compassion and supportive resident care to assisted living senior residents to help with dependent and independent living.
  • Manage supplies and restock inventory to ensure optimal availability for resident care.
  • Conduct monthly family meetings regarding resident care.
  • Certified nursing assistant/Resident care assistant.
  • Completed work assignments of resident care, involving resident hygiene and grooming, toileting, mobility and bed making.
  • Maintain a harmonious relationship with co-workers, providing support and assistance to co-workers to ensure quality resident care.
  • Shift Supervision: * Create the weekly floor schedule for my fellow Resident Care Partners and myself.
  • Collaborate with nurses and other resident care assistants in providing the most premier care to residents.
  • Promoted and Selected as Cultural Ambassador for Resident Care Team in conjunction with the Executive Director.
  • Manage cases by providing data sheets, checklists, and proper tools for effective resident care.
  • Provided resident care, in a professional demeanor, complementing the culture of health system.
  • Record and report any observation and skin care problem to the Resident Care Coordinator.
  • Achieved a promotion to Lead Resident Caregiver and assisted the Director of the facility.
  • Practiced resident care in accord with the company's set of core values.
  • Support co-workers by providing assistance as needed or requested in resident care.
  • Communicated with family members and other staff to provide the best resident care
  • Maintain and manage resident care premises neat and clean and sanitized.
  • Trained other resident care assistants in providing excellent care to patients.
  • Maintain and manage resident care premises, complying with sanitation requirements.
  • Provide resident care assistance to the residents in a care setting.

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2. Personal Laundry

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Here's how Personal Laundry is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Washed, folded, and put away any personal laundry and house laundry.
  • Do personal laundry for residents weekly or as required.
  • Do personal laundry for residents when needed.
  • Assist in ADLs; Serve meals; Light Housework; Facility and Resident personal laundry.
  • Provided assistance with bathing, personal laundry, medication reminders, dressing and grooming as needed.

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3. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided care for residents with dementia including; personal care, planning & implementing activities, housekeeping & laundry and medication administration
  • Provided residents with exceptional personal care services including grooming, medication, and toileting support.
  • Provide cares for residents including personal cares, medication administration, meal preparation
  • Provided Bedside personal care such as ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.
  • Provided personal care for individuals in a memory care community.
  • Administered personal care to assigned patients.
  • Provide personal cares, administer medication, record observations of activities, behaviors, means, and any changes in health.
  • Assist Residents with personal cares, prepare meals, assist with daily activities, keep work area clean and neat.
  • Assisted with personal care, organized, cleaned, did laundry, performed social activities, engaged in teamwork.
  • Assist cognitively and physically challenged residents with routine personal care activities such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Provided personal care to residents at an assisted living community for those suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia.
  • Provide personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to the elderly.
  • Provided companionship, friendship, and laughter to the residents as well as assisting in personal cares.
  • Assisted with personal cares of assisted living residents, housekeeping, serving meals, and leading activities.
  • Provide in home care to resident clients by administering medication, personal care and travel outings.
  • Assist with daily personal care of residents (bathing, feeding, and dressing).
  • Ensured patients' with well-being by providing personal care with daily living and feeding assistance.
  • Provide assistance to the residents with their meals, room care, and personal care.
  • Provided personal care/ assisted with ADL's and became certified to distribute medications to residents.
  • Maintained the comfort and dignity of residents at all time through providing personal cares.

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4. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided patients with daily medical assistance involving various aspects of out-patient care Participated in several social activities and resident programs with patients
  • Performed patient care in a Retirement/Assisted Living Geriatric Care Center.
  • Provided direct patient care including the distribution of medication.
  • Work closely with doctors, nurses, and family members to provide patient care tailored to each individual resident's needs.
  • Performed patient care, to include ADL's and assistance with ambulation and activities in an Alzheimer's unit.
  • Licensed by the NYS Department of Health to transport patients, administered medicine and provide overall patient care.
  • Provide direct patient care to the geriatric population, pass medication to individual assigned to my team.
  • Perform basic patient care activities and maintain a safe, clean environment for individually assigned patients.
  • Performed Patient care in Special Needs Geriatric Care Center to an average of 40 residents.
  • Provide basic patient care up to 35 assisted living residents under direction of nursing staff.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of company policies regarding HIPPA, patient care and universal precautions.
  • Contribute to the patient care process by assisting with activities of daily living.
  • Prioritized, trained, and other personnel in delivering patient care.
  • Perform laundry duties, cleaning, serving meals and patient care.
  • Provided total patient care in the Lock Down and Memory Care Units
  • Implement patient care of up to 12 residents per section.
  • Assisted nurses in the administration of patient care and management.
  • Provided patient care duties under the guidance of the nurse.
  • Assist in patient care and every day living skills.
  • Update staff on any new changes for patient care.

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5. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Documented residents records on daily flow sheets --Passed on a daily report to the oncoming shift --Assisted with ADL's
  • Assisted residents on dementia care unit with ADL's including showers, dressing, and bed baths.
  • Assist with ADL s (Activities of Daily Living) including bathing, grooming, and exercise.
  • Assisted residents with ADL's, escorted residents to activities, meals, and doctor appointments.
  • Assist residents with their ADL's such as bathing, grooming, eating, dressing.
  • Assist with ADL, light housekeeping, and resident observation on the Memory Care Unit.
  • Assisted residents with their ADL's, took vitals when needed and made beds.
  • Help with ADL's such as brushing teeth, showering, and dressing/grooming.
  • Follow treatment plan by administering medication, providing ADL care and implementing activities.
  • Assisted residents with ADL's, passed medications to residents, and charted conditions
  • Assist in the development and updating of each resident's ADL plan.
  • Assist residents with ADL's such as bathing, ambulation and dressing.
  • Administered medications, helped with ADL's, and performed housekeeping duties.
  • Monitored and oversaw patient activities including feeding, dressing and ADL.
  • Assist with ADL's, laundry, housekeeping, pass medications.
  • Assist residents with ADL's: assisting with personal hygiene e.g.
  • Assist residents living in a senior living community with ADL's
  • Oversee care and needs of residents, ADL and hygiene.
  • Help residents with (ADL) Activities Daily Living.
  • Assist Memory Care residents with ADL's.

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6. Dementia

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Here's how Dementia is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Facilitated games and other activities to engage residents with dementia.
  • Provide assistance to dementia and other disabled clients Working with 10 residents at a time.
  • Provide direct care to residents with dementia in a secured assisted living facility.
  • Assist elderly residents with round the clock care in a dementia ward.
  • Trained to care for individuals with dementia in a Special Care Unit.
  • Serve as a key member in elderly adult care with dementia.
  • Care for the elderly with dementia in an assisted living home.
  • Work closely with dementia residents to ensure proper care and safety.
  • Provided an education piece on Coping with Dementia and Related Illnesses.
  • Certified as a dementia care provider by the AAA,
  • Assist residents with Dementia with their daily living.
  • Assist residents in a locked dementia unit.
  • Assist residents on dementia unit.

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7. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided direct care to geriatric residents including physically disabled residents as well as advanced psychiatric residents in an Alzheimer's unit.
  • Worked with Alzheimer and Dementia residents utilizing Recreational Therapy treatment interventions, assisting with Healthy Living instruction.
  • Provided individualized assisted living services to senior citizens diagnosed with Alzheimer's or other Dementia.
  • Maintained all day-to-day tasks for approximately 12 patients in a secured Alzheimer's/dementia care facility.
  • Develop programs for assisted living and Alzheimer's- Dementia residents.
  • Monitor approximately 55 residents with Alzheimer/Dementia.
  • Care for and provide nursing services to residents with Alzheimer's and Dementia, while promoting the highest level of well-being.
  • Assist residents who suffer from Alzheimer s disease in direct care, daily activities, meals, and redirecting when needed.
  • Changed briefs, assisted at meal times, comforting, and talking with residents whom have Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease.
  • Assist in organizing activity programs at the community level for residents and their families in the Dementia/Alzheimer unit.
  • Worked with a team to care for 48 residents with Alzheimer's disease, charted conditions, administered treatments
  • Assist residents in activities of daily living, including medication administration, on traditional and Alzheimer's units.
  • Assist and watch over the Alzheimer's and Dementia residents in the Memory Care unit during third shift.
  • Care for the elderly with memory issues: dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, etc.
  • Group leadership was demonstrated as I lead a small support group consisting of residences with Alzheimer.
  • Provided assistance for Dementia and Alzheimer's residents with activities of daily living and overall companionship.
  • Care for and assist clients with cognitive impairments, such as Alzheimer s or mental illness.
  • Monitored and Assisted Alzheimer's resident with daily living needs along with personal hygiene & housekeeping.
  • Assisted residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's and dementia with ADL's, took vitals and provided companionship
  • Provided Care for 32 residents diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer's by assisting with routine medications.

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8. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted elderly or disabled adults with daily living activities at home or in a daytime, non-residential facility.
  • Assisted residents with daily living activities and kept a daily log of all interaction between residents.
  • Assisted with residents' daily living activities: bathing, grooming and other restroom duties.
  • Experienced serving ill patients, including assisting with daily living activities and household tasks.
  • Assist Resident with daily living activities such as, Grooming, feeding, and Toileting
  • Help memory care residents perform daily living activities.
  • assisted the elderly with daily living activities such as bathing, getting dressed, extra curricular activities, etc.
  • Assist residents with daily living activities, prepare meals, assisted in bathing, cleaning, and light house keeping
  • Job Duties: Maintaining proper care records Medication Administration Assisted residents with daily living activities Ensuring of residents safety and satisfaction
  • Experience in Assisted Living Laundry Administered Medication Incident Reports Helped with Daily living activities Cleaning

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9. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assist residents with daily activities; to include meal preparation, patient transfer, patient hygienic care and daily readiness.
  • Assisted with daily living activities such as meal preparation, activities, ambulation and other typical basic care.
  • Assist with meal preparation, aide in bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Assist residents in meal preparation, menu planning, and food shopping.
  • Light housekeeping, meal prep, and assist with bath/showers.
  • Served as meal preparer/floater and assigned other duties on a needed basis.
  • Assist residents with daily living skillsProvide medication remindersProvide light housekeeping and light meal preparation
  • Assisted patients with ADLs Light housekeeping and meal prep Administered non narcotic medications
  • Assisted Elderly Restroom, Bathing, Clothing Light Meal Prep Achieved Light Housekeeping Evaluated resident activity

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10. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted with ambulation/patient exercise, toileting, incontinence management, and recording vital signs.
  • Observed residents' conditions, measuring and recording food and liquid intake and output and vital signs, and reported changes.
  • Monitored vital signs, recorded meal consumption, intake and output, weight management and behavioral changes as they occurred.
  • Measured and documented vital signs, as well as, monitored diabetic residents by administering finger sticks and recording results.
  • Perform health care related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs, under the direction of licensed nurses.
  • Monitor and record vital signs for residents including temperature, pulse, and blood pressure for residents file.
  • Administer meals and assist with feeding; performed vital signs, intake/outtake measurements and height/weight check.
  • Performed and recorded vital signs and I/O; assisted nurses with treatments as directed.
  • Passed on giving medications, doing vital signs, and assisting with falls.
  • Obtain vital signs, weight, & monitor food & liquid intake.
  • Assist with telephone pace maker checks and weights and vital signs daily.
  • Order medication pass and assisted with activities of daily living vital signs
  • Performed and documented vital signs, intake and output for patients.
  • Performed vital signs and weights measurements, and documentation.
  • Checked vital signs, glucose checks and administer medication.
  • Obtain and record residents' vital signs and weight.
  • Assisted with taking vital signs and leading activities.
  • Distribute Medication to residents, and take Vital Signs
  • Obtained vital signs and measured meal intake.
  • Displayed clinical skills in assessing vital signs.

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11. Administer Medications

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Here's how Administer Medications is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Administer medications and treatment procedures to residents.
  • Administer medications as prepared by the RN and assess needs for PRN medications and evaluate and document response to said medications.
  • Administer medications and other treatments to residents as prescribed by the physician.
  • Administer medications, take temperature, pulse, blood pressures and weight.
  • Administer medications daily or as needed to the residents.
  • Administer medications, provide vitals and document results.
  • Completed Proxy Care Exam to Administer Medications.
  • Administer medications in a timely manner per dosage schedule and within 90 minutes of noted hour of administration.
  • Provide a safe and clean environment, administer medications, Peri care, and anything the residents need.
  • Assist residents with ADLs, observe residents physical and mental conditions, administer medications
  • Administer medications on AM and PM shift according to the mar.
  • Administer medications Meal prep and assistance Assist residents with activities of daily living such as toileting, bathing, and mobility
  • Assist with Activities of Daily Living Administer medications to the residents Knowledge about Health Care Plans and patients' records
  • Assisted patients in ADL'S Engage in patient interactions Administer medications Maintained patient charts and prepared all necessary paperwork.

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12. Memory Care

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Here's how Memory Care is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Administered residents' medications on memory care unit.
  • Ensured the overall supervision of Memory Care Facility.
  • Assist individuals in the memory care unit with medications, dressing, verbal cues for meal time, and showers.
  • Assist memory care residents with their activities of daily living while maintaining resident dignity and independence.
  • Started as a Resident Assistant than worked my way up to the Memory Care Coordinator position.
  • Assisted residents with daily functions in the memory care unit as well as assisted living unit.
  • Worked in the Memory Care Unit assisting Residents with Dementia and on Hospice care.
  • Document the appropriate information in the Wellness and Memory Care policy and procedures.
  • Worked in the memory care unit, where the residents were total care.
  • End of life care for residents living in the memory care facility.
  • Cared for patients in a memory care unit and special needs unit.
  • Have worked in the memory care part of the building since July.
  • Assisted patients in a memory care facility with activities of daily living.
  • Assist memory care residents with dining, bathroom and shower needs.
  • Conducted fun and exciting activities with residents in memory care unit.
  • Worked in a memory care facility with 5 floors.
  • Worked in both Memory care and assisted living.
  • Worked on long term and memory care unit.
  • Assisted in serving meals on memory care unit.
  • Certified to perform activities of daily living for residents in assisted living and memory care !

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13. Daily Care

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Here's how Daily Care is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted Residents with daily care according to Company protocol
  • Preformed Daily Cares for Residents Meal Preparation
  • Assisted residents with daily care needs such as dressing, maintaining hygiene, bathing, eating, and using the restroom.
  • Assist with daily cares such as bathing, dressing, feeding, bathroom and oral cares as needed.
  • Assist Residents with Alzheimer/ Dementia with daily care and needs, assist with proper time and dosage of medications
  • Recorded daily care, weights and vital signs, and specific intake and output, as required.
  • Provide assistance in daily care to residents such as bathing, feeding, dressing, etc.
  • Assisted in the daily care and individualized monitoring of residents in a CBRF memory unit.
  • Provide assistance to residents with daily care such as bathing, hygiene, and light housekeeping
  • Review and follow a written assignment for daily care to residents per RA Task Sheets.
  • Deliver daily care to Alzheimer patients and ensure their safety while documenting their daily routine.
  • Included: Medication distributions, financial assist, clean/cook, assist with daily cares.
  • Assist all aspects of daily care, including bathing, feeding and dressing.
  • Managed the daily care of 15 upscale residents in various stages of health
  • Assisted in the daily cares and needs of over 50 residents.
  • Assist in daily care of Alzheimer and dementia patients.
  • Provided daily care such as bathing and dressing.
  • provided daily cares for residents including bathing, dressing, administering medications and preparing meals; monitored daily living activities
  • Assist residents with their needsProvide daily care to residents
  • Assist with daily care of elderly residents Meal preparation

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14. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Administered blood pressure testing, schedule appointments and arranged transportation.
  • Take vitals including blood pressure, height, weight, O2 and document in patient chart.
  • Take and record daily blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration, input/output percentages.
  • Assisted with dispensing medication, blood pressure and blood sugar checks.
  • Performed medication pass and Blood Pressure checks
  • Measure and record temperatures, pulse, blood pressure, and respirations as instructed.
  • Read and recorded temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respirations, and weight.
  • Check vitals- blood pressure, oxygen saturation, temperature, pulse, and respirations.
  • Assist residents in daily living and activities Chart medical history and blood pressure readings Assist in medication administration

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15. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Received Inbound calls as well as Outbound calls supplying guidance and information to clients with excellent Customer Service.
  • Earned an award from Trinity Senior Living Communities in 2014 for excellent work and customer service.
  • Assist residents with ADL's, Activities, Feeding, Transporting, and Customer Service
  • Cook, Clean, Pass Medication, Customer Service, Compaionship.
  • Utilized effective communication skills with customer service interactions, performed effective time management skills, developed diplomacy and skills in teamwork.
  • Demonstrated excellent attendance record, outstanding communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to provide strong customer service.

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16. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Help over CNA's and Nurses
  • Determined educational needs and organized bi-monthly in-service for CNAs.
  • Worked as CNA preceptor, training new employees, and host inservices for continuing education for staff.
  • Helped open the building Getting charts/ paperwork ready Trained CNA's and Med Techs
  • Provided CNA staffing requirement fulfillment for surrounding hospitals in the California Valley.
  • Trained/Mentored fellow CNA staff in understanding their roles, responsibilities and institutional standards.

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17. Daily Needs

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Here's how Daily Needs is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assist resident with daily needs, monitoring diet, and intake/out, while redirecting them to date, time and year.
  • Cater to patient's daily needs such as bathing, oral care, nail care and companionship.
  • Helped residents with their daily needs, showers, dressing, and restroom needs.
  • Assist senior residents with medications, meals, and daily needs.
  • Assist residents with daily activities and their daily needs.
  • Assist residents with daily needs Assist with dining area for residents Provide full assistance for residents as necessary

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18. Everyday Needs

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Here's how Everyday Needs is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted residents with their everyday needs such as dressing, bathing, medications, eating, light cleaning and cooking.
  • Cook, clean, and assist residents with their everyday needs.
  • Assist elderly with everyday needs, assist with toileting for those who need help Laundry, cleaning, daily exercises, activities
  • Assist residents with everyday needs 3.
  • Assisted client with everyday needs such as: Bathing Meal preparation Eating Dressing and undressing Grooming Medication Transportation
  • Provided assistance in everyday needs: eating/making meals and providing transportation.

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19. Elderly Clients

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Here's how Elderly Clients is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Helped client take medication when necessary, and assisted elderly clients with all other general duties related to general daily living.
  • Displayed rational skills by working with elderly clients with memory impairments on their daily tasks.
  • Assisted elderly clients with daily living needs in their homes.
  • Assisted elderly clients with dementia with ADLs while preserving their quality of life.
  • Provide in home care to elderly clients-Personal care-Companion care-Light Housekeeping-Meal Preparation-Transportation -Medication Reminders-Laundry
  • Delivered high quality and compassionate treatment to elderly clients.

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20. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Contributed to the social, psychological and spiritual well-being of residents by establishing relationships and providing emotional support.
  • Provided emotional support to residents through comforting and discussion.
  • Provide social interaction and provide emotional support.
  • Provide emotional support by listening to residents' grievances and offering kind words when needed.
  • Communicated with residents to ascertain feelings, need for assistance, and social/emotional support.
  • Assist with personal hygiene, eating, emotional support, administer medication and housekeeping.
  • Assisted residents with activities of daily living and emotional support.
  • Provide physical and emotional support as needed.
  • Documented resident records on daily flow sheets.Provided patients and families with emotional support.
  • Provide emotional support to patients, spending time, talking to them..etc.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support.

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21. Meal Trays

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Here's how Meal Trays is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Take meal trays to rooms.
  • Deliver meal trays to and from kitchen Assist residents with mobility by providing them with physical support.
  • Complete computer medical charting, assist with patient care, pass meal trays, fresh water & ice, linen changes.
  • Pass meal trays and assist residents as needed with meals, feed if required and pass nourishment drinks and ice water.
  • Assist residents with meals such as setting up meal trays, feeding residents if they're unable to feed themselves.
  • Assist in dinning room with passing meal trays assist with feeding Completed HIPAA standard in all patient documentation and interaction.

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22. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Completed Fire Safety, Basic First Aid, CPR, and Medication Distribution classes.
  • Completed training in Medication passing, CPI, CPR, and First Aid.
  • Certified in CPR, Safety Precautions, and Fire Safety.
  • Med certified, Lead Aide,CPR .Working with Alzheimer and Dementia residents providing daily basic needs.
  • Certificate Certified Medical Assistant by the California Certifying Board of Medical Assistant Medicine Technician Certification Certified CPR by the American Heart Association
  • General Studies *CPR Certified *First Aid Certified *Diabetic Certified *Hands on person *Works well with others *Multi Tasks

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23. Fluid Intake

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Here's how Fluid Intake is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Measured and recorded patient's fluid intake and output, recorded daily vital signs.
  • Record residents' fluid intake and output.
  • Recorded and facilitated daily nutrition/fluid intake for individual clients.
  • Assisted residents with adequate nutrition and fluid intake during restorative.
  • Promote weight maintenance strategies including monitoring and documenting food/fluid intake.
  • Monitored fluid intake/output levels and bowel elimination.

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24. Bed Linens

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Here's how Bed Linens is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Care for patients by changing bed linens, washing laundry, housekeeping, bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Maintained a clean/sanitized room and ward and changed bed linens and pillow coverings.
  • Change bed linens, keep cabinet and dresser drawers neat and clean.
  • Wash and Dry bed linens and clothes daily or when needed.
  • Change bed linens and towels per residence schedules and as needed.
  • Change bed linens and restock anything that may be needed.

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25. Oral Hygiene

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Here's how Oral Hygiene is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Help developmentally disabled adults with there oral hygiene and medications.
  • Educated consumers in oral hygiene instructions and provided post-op instructions.
  • Assist with hygiene care/bathing/hair care/oral hygiene.
  • Provided in home care to elderly and bed ridden patients; assisted with bathing, oral hygiene, and hair maintenance.
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living such as eating, bathing, dressing, grooming, and oral hygiene.
  • Assisted patients in performing activities of daily living, including bathing, toileting, feeding, dressing, and oral hygiene.

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26. RCA

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Here's how RCA is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Performed activities of daily living with the elderly in both the CBRF and RCAC units.
  • Promoted continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to othercaregivers the status of patients for which care is provided.
  • Collaborated with other RCA s regarding instructions for care of residents.
  • Lead RCA that overlooked on residents and supervised staff.

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27. Daily Tasks

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Here's how Daily Tasks is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted the residents with all daily tasks including bathing, personal grooming and cleaning of rooms.
  • Assisted residents in daily tasks such as dressing, using the restroom, and eating
  • Monitor residents and keep record of their daily tasks and wellness.
  • Assisted the residents with some of their daily tasks.
  • Worked on a team to complete daily tasks.
  • Assist residents with daily tasks, i.e.
  • Provide daily tasks for the elderly.
  • Assisted Elderly Residents with daily tasks such as bathing, feeding, dressing, etcetera.
  • Confirmed all residents completed daily tasks, ie.

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28. Hoyer

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Here's how Hoyer is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Experience using the Hoyer, Stand up Lift and Gait Belt.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, grooming, mobility, administrating medication, laundry, toileted, hoyer lifting, ect.
  • Use medical equipment such as Hoyer lifts and Sit to Stands.Attend education classes, perform regular cleaning duties.
  • Transported immobile patients Via Hoyer-Lift and Wheelchair to designated therapy and recreational rooms.
  • Experience with both SERA lifts, and HOYER lifts.
  • Operated Mechanical/Manual Hoyer lift for patients.

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29. Medication Reminders

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Here's how Medication Reminders is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided medication reminders to the independent residents.
  • Provided medication reminders to the pharmacy.
  • Record vital signs, including blood glucose monitoring Performed medication reminders Answer patient call lights; provide assistance as needed
  • assist residents in bathing and dressing, deliver food at meal times, medication reminders, activities, laundry, room cleans
  • Completed incident reports and administered medication/medication reminders.
  • Assisted consumers in residential homes in improving their independence with their bathing, grooming, medication reminders and meal planning/preparation

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30. Medical Appointments

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Here's how Medical Appointments is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Transport and accompanying to medical appointments.
  • Accompanied residents on shopping trips, medical appointments, and other outings.
  • Assisted with transportation of clients to and from medical appointments.
  • Transport patients to and from various medical appointments.
  • Monitor medication administration, medical appointments and applicable documentation
  • Provide transportation for/accompany to medical appointments

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31. Social Activities

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Here's how Social Activities is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted with social activities, manicures and various other programs.
  • Assisted with various tasks such as recreational and social activities.
  • Provide social activities and ensures residents are cared for.
  • Help with recreation and social activities.
  • Assisted Geriatric residents with daily recreational and social activities Served meals and assisted with nutrition
  • Helped with social activities to engage seniors, and provided one- on- one attention to those with significant hardship.
  • help with other tasks such as recreational and social activities.
  • Coordinated/supervised recreational/social activities Assisted Management Staff as needed Primary Care Provider

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32. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provide stable safe environment for mentally challenged and physically disabled residents.
  • Worked with dementia patients also provided them with a safe environment.
  • Maintained a safe environment by following all safety rules and regulations.
  • Assisted in cleaning and maintaining a clean and safe environment.
  • Provide a safe environment as well as meals and housekeeping.
  • Performed delegated or other specialized functions as educationally prepared - Assisted in maintaining and providing a clean, safe environment

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33. Oral Care

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Here's how Oral Care is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted residents with daily living tasks including, bathing, oral care, eating.
  • Wake residents assist with daily oral care and grooming.
  • Provide oral care to cognitive/physical impaired patients.
  • Help with Daily Activities, Assist RN in procedures, Oral care, Transporting, Bathing, and Cleaning of rooms.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, feeding, transferring, oral care, etc., care tracked on vital signs and ADL's
  • Assist residents with activities of daily living such as ambulation, toileting, dressing, oral care, showers/baths, etc.

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34. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Document activities and provide accurate vital reports for medical records.
  • Administer prescribed medication to patients and maintain medical records.
  • Maintained medical records (chart preparation), Assist with Residents walking, feeding needs, and monitored vital signs.
  • Administered prescribed medication to patients and maintain related medical records under the supervision of the RN.
  • Assembled and organized patient medical record and responsible for patient chart maintenance and preparing records for medical records department upon discharge.
  • Developed and maintained patient medical records and ensured all pertinent information was entered into the Hardin Electronic Medical Record system.

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35. Hipaa

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Here's how Hipaa is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained absolute confidentiality of all information pertaining to patients, families, and staff and adhered to all HIPAA rules.
  • Maintained compliance with procedures and schedules, maintained safety of all residents as according to HIPAA regulations.
  • Maintained safety of all residents as according to HIPAA regulations.
  • Provide Comfort Care Medical Terminology Accurate & Complete Charting Vital Signs & Patient Monitoring Privacy / HIPAA Regulations Patient Advocacy and Support
  • Provided information to health professionals; maintained records following HIPAA guidelines; coordinated non-clinical tasks and implemented safety measures.
  • Followed infection control procedures, maintained HIPAA regulations, and handled confidential patient information.

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36. Residents Rooms

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Here's how Residents Rooms is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided clean towels and washcloths, made beds, and cleaned residents rooms as needed.
  • Stock residents rooms and medication room and cart.
  • Empty all trash cans in residents rooms.
  • Keep residents rooms and facility clean.
  • Change linens and tidy residents rooms.
  • Check residents rooms to prevent falls.

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37. Elderly Patients

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Here's how Elderly Patients is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Cared for the elderly patients with dementia by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise.
  • Worked the night shift and managed up to 4 people along with taking care of 19 elderly patients.
  • Complete all daily living tasks to enhance the quality of life of elderly patients.
  • Provided care for elderly patients with moderate to severe disabilities.
  • Provided personal care for elderly patients and patients with disabilities.
  • Assisted elderly patients with personal care and personal hygiene duties Monitored patient vital signs, perform venipunctures, and provided medication.

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38. Medication Management

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Here's how Medication Management is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted with medications using SAMM (Self-Administered Medication Management).
  • Certified in Self-Administered Medication Management.
  • Assist all residents with Activities of Daily Living including but not limited to Bathing, medication management, meal preparation.
  • Provided personal care assistance and medication management of residents in a fast paced, high volume environment.
  • Help includes administrative and personal help, household help and medication management.
  • Participate with psychiatric consultation and medication management, when needed.

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39. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided companionship and assisted with recreational activities in the facility and in the community.
  • Assisted residents with their recreational activities.
  • Crossed trained in another home and was utilized in both homes serving and helping individuals with community activities and recreational activities.
  • Saw the need for and obtained approval to begin a recreational activities program for the residents.
  • Assisted with resident ADL's and recreational activities.
  • work, school, education, recreational activities intended to enrich our resident's lives.

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40. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provide direct nursing care to residents and supervise the day-to-day activities performed by Charge Nurses, Medication Technicians and Nursing assistants.
  • Reported to the charge nurses the status of residents by spending maximum time in the room with the resident.
  • Answer and transfer calls and use computer to document and record information as assigned by Charge Nurse.
  • Observe the physical and mental conditions of residents and report all perceptions to the Charge Nurse.
  • Participated in daily report with Charge Nurse at the beginning and the end of shift.
  • Assist charge nurse with peg tube feedings and administration of medicine.
  • Report changes in resident's condition to charge nurse and document.
  • Assist charge nurse with blood drawings.
  • Report all changes to Charge Nurse.
  • Report progress to Charge Nurse.
  • Monitored resident functioning and reports changes to the Charge Nurse in a timely manner.
  • Work as an assistant to the charge nurse.
  • Assist residents with ADLs and IADLs Measure and record vital signs Assist charge nurse with incident assessments 3-day medication administration class completed

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41. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Promoted independent living through personal interaction and activity encouragement.
  • Help Residents with independent living skills, provide crisis management, document observations and supervise medications.
  • Served as personal assistant for non-medical/medical needs for the independent living in the senior community.
  • Exercise program activity program with community outings, scheduled transportation Independent Living Basic Assistance Dementia
  • Provided specialized daily programs to promote independent living within the community.
  • Engaged participant in meaningful group activities to foster independent living skills.

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42. Personal Needs

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Here's how Personal Needs is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Help coordinate daily functions such as visitation with family, doctor appointments, and other personal needs.
  • Cared for clients based on personal needs, assuring the highest quality of life possible.
  • Provide assistance in handling their personal needs.
  • Distributed daily medications, labeling / stocking monthly medications, and assisted geriatric residence with daily personal needs.
  • Assisted clients in addressing everyday personal needs
  • Assisted residents with everyday personal needs.

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43. Common Areas

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Here's how Common Areas is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Cleaned resident rooms and common areas as assigned.
  • Light housekeeping duties included cleaning rooms, washing laundry, and maintaining common areas in an appropriate manner.
  • Monitor the safety and comfort of residents Clean and sanitize common areas.
  • Clean rooms and other common areas around the facility.
  • Clean or assist with cleaning rooms and other common areas around the home.
  • Sanitize and maintain cleanliness of common areas.

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44. Greeting Visitors

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Here's how Greeting Visitors is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Managed office/front desk, including greeting visitors, responding to telephone calls, and answering in-person requests for information.
  • Performed tasks such as answering phones and greeting visitors, and provide documentation of care and assistance
  • Managed the receptionist area, including greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in-person requests for information.

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45. Physical Support

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Here's how Physical Support is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, especially those who are immediately postpartum or postoperative.
  • Documented vital signs and any pertinent changes in a residents condition Demonstrated exceptional organizational skills provided emotional and physical support
  • Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities and maintaining residents privacy and dignity
  • Provided physical support to each patient with relationship to individual ability and hospital policy.
  • Respond to unanticipated emergency situations and provide physical support to suddenly weak or disabled patients.
  • Provide emotional and physical support for patient/resident by providing friendly conversation and genuine kindness.

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46. Accurate Records

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Here's how Accurate Records is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Keep accurate records of the status of residents pertaining to healthcare and costs in the Healthcare Utilization Report.
  • Maintain accurate records of treatments and medications following facility policy and procedures.
  • Provided patient care, dispensed medications and kept accurate records
  • Ensured safe and nurturing environments; maintained accurate records
  • Assisted residents with medication as defined in medication procedures and maintained complete and accurate records and logs.
  • Administered medication and maintained accurate records for all clients.

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47. Incontinence Care

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Here's how Incontinence Care is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided incontinence care for ten+ seniors during the 10pm-6am shift and answered pages during the night.
  • Rounded on residents as scheduled and frequently to perform incontinence care.
  • Provided incontinence care and used reorientation techniques when caring for dementia patients.
  • Provided incontinence care and conducted general housekeeping.
  • Assisted residents with activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing, eating, cleaning, and incontinence care.
  • Provided residents with assistance in bathing, dressing, incontinence care, toileting as needed.

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48. Motion Exercises

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Here's how Motion Exercises is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assist residents doing progressive Range of Motion exercises.
  • Range of motion exercises 4.
  • Helped them with nobilities including range of motion exercises and assisted with ambulation.
  • Promote independence through activities of daily living Perform range of motion exercises Provide enriching and meaningful activities
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living*Record patients input/output*Record point of care documentation*Train new CNA employee*Assist patients with range of motion exercises
  • Rotated resident to prevent bedsores and assisted with range-of-motion exercises to help prevent muscle atrophy in non-ambulatory residents.

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49. Food Preparation

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Here's how Food Preparation is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Tended to resident's daily needs including personal care, medication administration, laundry, housekeeping, and food preparation.
  • Provide assistance with all day-to-day living tasks, household chores, food preparation, etc.
  • Front House duties including food preparation and serving.
  • included patient bathing and hygiene, light housekeeping, food preparation
  • Provided care for the physically incapacitated, helped accomplish daily tasks including medication reminders, food preparation, and miscellaneous errands.
  • Provide details medications, operated medical devices, housekeeping and food preparation, coordinated with family members of patient and

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50. Adaptive Equipment

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Here's how Adaptive Equipment is used in Resident Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Resident Care Assistant

Resident Care17.1%
Personal Laundry11.5%
Personal Care11.1%
Patient Care9.5%
ADL8.3%
Dementia6.1%
Alzheimer4.8%
Daily Living Activities4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Resident Care Assistant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Resident Care
Resident Care
13.9%
13.9%
2
2
Personal Laundry
Personal Laundry
9.4%
9.4%
3
3
Personal Care
Personal Care
9%
9%
4
4
Patient Care
Patient Care
7.7%
7.7%
5
5
ADL
ADL
6.8%
6.8%
6
6
Dementia
Dementia
4.9%
4.9%
7
7
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
3.9%
3.9%
8
8
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
3.7%
3.7%
9
9
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
3.7%
3.7%
10
10
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
2.9%
2.9%
11
11
Administer Medications
Administer Medications
2.7%
2.7%
12
12
Memory Care
Memory Care
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Daily Care
Daily Care
1.8%
1.8%
14
14
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
1.5%
1.5%
15
15
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
CNA
CNA
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Daily Needs
Daily Needs
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Everyday Needs
Everyday Needs
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Elderly Clients
Elderly Clients
1%
1%
20
20
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
1%
1%
21
21
Meal Trays
Meal Trays
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
CPR
CPR
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Fluid Intake
Fluid Intake
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Bed Linens
Bed Linens
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Oral Hygiene
Oral Hygiene
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
RCA
RCA
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Daily Tasks
Daily Tasks
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Hoyer
Hoyer
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Medication Reminders
Medication Reminders
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Medical Appointments
Medical Appointments
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Social Activities
Social Activities
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Oral Care
Oral Care
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Hipaa
Hipaa
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Residents Rooms
Residents Rooms
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Elderly Patients
Elderly Patients
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Medication Management
Medication Management
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Independent Living
Independent Living
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Personal Needs
Personal Needs
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Common Areas
Common Areas
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Greeting Visitors
Greeting Visitors
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Physical Support
Physical Support
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Accurate Records
Accurate Records
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Incontinence Care
Incontinence Care
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Motion Exercises
Motion Exercises
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Food Preparation
Food Preparation
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Adaptive Equipment
Adaptive Equipment
0.4%
0.4%

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