Care Assistance

Provide care, assistance and training in Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)



Competency Area

Care Services


Provide care and assistance in Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

Prepare tools and equipment to assist clients’ ADLs accordance with care plans

Explain clearly to client the ADLs to be conducted using effective communication skills

Take appropriate actions to ensure client’s privacy and dignity is protected

Prepare client for ADLs

Carry out the ADLs in accordance with established organisational procedures

Dispose waste in accordance with established procedures and regulatory requirements and guidelines

Respond to emergencies according to organisational SOPs

Report abnormalities to supervisors

Provide active support and assistance to clients in Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

Provide active support and assistance to client in accordance with their care plans

Explain the scope of the service to be provided to the client or caregiver

Monitor the client, activities and environment to identify increased need for support and assistance with ADLs

Maintain client documents according to organisational reporting and documentation standards

Liaise with social service or healthcare professionals on supporting the client’s adherence to the care plans

Break down respective ADLs into steps for training

Track the progress of clients

Educate clients on life skills, hygiene skills and appropriate boundaries

Assess severity of abnormalities and determine appropriate course of action

Apply contingency management skills in the event of emergencies according to organisational Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Supervise Care staff in providing care and assistance

Understand the sources of training required for care staff to enhance staff’s capabilities

Define roles, responsibilities and relationships of care staff within the team

Monitor care staff’s performance of tasks in relation to client’s care plan

Review the client’s commitment to the strategies and goals in the care plans with social service and/or healthcare professionals

Contribute to the development of care plans