I work in a residential home. Our shift is from 14.45-21.15. The staff have been cut - Unit 1 there is one member of staff and unit 2 there is 1 member of staff and agency staff from 16.30 - 20.30. Permanent staff have 20 minutes break for the shift. Can someone please tell me how many staff per resident unit is practical for giving proper care:-
Our duties in afternoon are as follows:-
Assisting and hoisting for toileting, assisting with feeding/drinking, activities, making tea, collecting food from kitchen, asking residents what they would like to eat at tea time and lunch the following day, making food for tea time, washing up, care plans, daily jobs e.g. cleaning sensor mats, cleaning cupboard etc, empting yellow bags, bin bags, sweeping dining area, administering medication, hoisting, showering (1 resident per night), personal care and getting reading for bed, putting washing in laundry,
1 resident with walking stick, diabetic, needs assisting with personal care
1 resident, walking stick, needs help with personal care
1 resident, walking frame, needs help with personal care
1 resident, needs help with personal care, eating, drinking, double incontinent
1 resident, mobile, needs help with personal care, aggressive, hits other residents/staff
1 resident, uses catheta, incontent faeces, needs help hoisting, eating/drinking (very reluctant to eat drink)
1 resident, walking frame, incontinent urine, very aggitated and shouts for help all day and wont receive any help when offered, argumentative with staff/residents.
7 residents and 1 respite
1 resident, broken leg, needs help with personal care, needs hoisting, toileting, catheta bag, shouts at residents/staff
1 resident, needs assisting with personal care, walking, toileting, prompting to eat, registered blind and poor hearing.
1 resident, uses frame, catheta, incontinent faeces, needs help with personal care, needs observing when mobile
1 resident, uses hoist, double incontinent, needs assisting personal care, eating, drinking.
1 resident, walking frame, incontinent urine, needs help with personal care, needs assistance when in toilet.
1 resident, mobile, needs assisting with personal care
1 resident, needs assisting with personal care, transfering, can be double incontinent, very restless and rocks in her chair, has inflatable mattress on floor at night as prone to falling out of bed.
1 respite, some are mobile, some need hoisting.