To act in such a manner as to promote and safeguard the interests and wellbeing of the residents
To ensure that no action or omission is made which would be detrimental to the interests, condition or safety of the residents
To maintain and improve personal competencies, skills and knowledge and complete all allocated training
To acknowledge any limitations in knowledge and competence and decline any duties and responsibilities they are unable to perform in a safe manner until given proper instruction
To raise concerns they have about the safe and appropriate care of resident to all levels of the organisation Role and Responsibility
Supply and administer medicines to residents in accordance with the instructions of the prescriber as documented on the medication administration record (MAR) Make a clear, accurate and immediate record of all medicines administered, intentionally withheld or refused by the resident.
Ensure the dignity and privacy of the resident is preserved when medicines are given. Report all concerns to the Lead Care Manager/Registered Manager or wellness Nurse.
Ensure medication is available, fit for use and is handled correctly Assist in the Medication Ordering Process as required.
Evidence compliance with medication policies and procedures by undertaking appropriate audits as requested.
Review the Individualised Service Plan in the Resident Services Book
Answer all Help and Call Bells promptly and take appropriate action
Assist residents with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) as indicated on the Individualised Service Plan Provide residents with both physical and emotional support
Provide/assist with personal care Assist with resident activities as identified on the assignment sheet
Assist in answering incoming telephone calls in a professional manner
Announce and serve Afternoon Social if assigned
Assist with transporting residents to appointments and activities outside of the community as requested
Serve in the dining room, as assigned
Complete dining room clean-up, as assigned
Tidy residents room, including: putting away clothing, emptying rubbish, wiping off work tops, spot sweeping and mopping as needed
Dispose of all incontinent products properly to ensure sanitation
Complete any specially assigned housekeeping tasks (primarily night Care Managers)
Effectively communicate and/or document any information regarding the residents, according to the procedure explained by your supervisor Attend daily Handover meetings
Communicate resident information to appropriate supervisor (Nurse/Lead Care Manager/Assisted Living Coordinator)
Notify your supervisor if a resident has a change in care needs
Attend Staff Meetings and other scheduled training sessions Inform