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1:WHAT IS CARE WORKS
Cregiver job description
Nursing care work in Japan is divided into various types of jobs.
Also, the difficulty of work is relatively easy,
There is a wide range of advanced ones that require specialized knowledge.
The content of the work also depends on the facility where you serve
Here, about the care work in nursing homes and group homes
where a relatively large number of foreign workers work,
Here are some of the actual work and examples of the day.
What is care work?
Nursing care is a job that takes care of the surroundings of the elderly at nursing homes and group homes.
We mainly support users' daily life.
This job is a job for nursing care at a facility
where you can work even if you are unqualified or inexperienced under the system.
However, there are many facilities that want home helper level 2 or higher.
What kind of facilities do you will work?
Special Elderly Nursing Homes, Nursing Homes for the Elderly, Paid Nursing Homes, Dementia Group Homes, Day Services and Day Care Centers.
What will your specific duties be?
Every day, care work on a minute-by-minute schedule, starting with getting up and changing the elderlies' clothes,
feeding, changing diapers, and bathing.
In the case of caregivers working in nursing homes,
care is needed 24 hours a day, so there are 3 or 4 shifts each day.
The main tasks are as follows:
Meal care refers to care provided to residents who cannot feed themselves due to mental and / or physical conditions.
Excretion assistance refers to assisting a resident who is unable to defecate and / or urinate without help.
Bathing assistance refers to helping residents to bathe a part of their body, or their whole body, in a bathtub.
Transfer assistance refers to assisting residents' movements. For example, from a bed to a wheelchair, from a wheelchair to a bed, from a wheelchair to a toilet, or from a toilet to a wheelchair.
Movement care refers to helping residents who need help getting around. Caregivers will help them to walk, and push them in a wheelchair.
- push the wheelchair
６：Changing clothes Assistance-更衣介助
This refers to assisting residents who cannot change clothes by themselves.
Oral care refers to maintaining the health of residents' mouths and teeth. Mainly, this means brushing and flossing their teeth.
Washing assistance refers to assisting residents wash their face and shampoo their hair.
９：Change of position-体位交換
Change of position refers to periodically changing the position of a resident who has difficulty turning over on their bed.
Bed bath refers to using a cloth with warm water and / or soap to wipe the resident's body in case they cannot bathe themselves.
Cosmetic cleaning refers to cutting fingernails, ear cleaning, and shaving the facial hair for residents who cannot do these things themselves.
Caregivers assist and participate in activities such as games, karaoke, etc., at the nursing homes.
Caregivers might wash residents' clothes in washing machines in the nursing home.
１４：Exchange of sheets-シーツ交換
This refers to changing residents' bed sheets.
Cleaning the residents' rooms.