2.1 Explain How To Support Personal Care To Befriendly

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When I assist personal care to someone, a number of possible risk factors are applying, e.g. I can expect risks to my health sourced in manual handling (like lifting, transferring etc.), clinical hygiene, materials and equipment, challenging behavior, or I might get infections from the individual. During different kind of twisting, bending, reaching moves, or by exerting high or unexpected forces different muscle groups around my neck, shoulders and back can be injured, or hurt. So, to sum up, I consider providing support with personal hygiene routines – such as shaving, showering or toileting – to people who are not capable to do these tasks alone has a high risk factor associated mainly with musculoskeletal injuries.
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