Kenny Self-Care Evaluation

Kenny Self-Care Evaluation
Schoening and Staff of the Sister Kenny Institute‚ 1965‚ Revised 1973
BED ACTIVITIES
Moving in Bed
·         Shift position
·         Turn to left side
·         Turn to right side
·         Turn to prone
·         Turn to supine
Rising andSitting
·         Come to sitting position
·         Maintain sitting balance
·         Legs over side of bed
·         Move to edge of bed
·         Legs back onto bed
TRANSFERS
Sitting Transfer
·         Position wheelchair
·         Brakes on/off
·         Arm rests on/off
·         Foot rests on/off
·         Position legs
·         Position sliding board
·         Maintain balance
·         Shift to bed/chair
Standing Transfer
·         Position wheelchair
·         Brakes on/off
·         Move feet and pedals
·         Slide forward
·         Position feet
·         Stand
·         Pivot
·         Sit
Toilet Transfer
·         Position equipment
·         Manage equipment
·         Manage undressing
·         Transfer to commode/toilet
·         Manage dressing
·         Transfer back
Bathing Transfer
·         Tub/shower approach
·         Use of grab bars
·         Tub/shower entry
·         Tub/shower exit
Locomotion
·         Walking
·         Stairs
·         Wheelchair
DRESSING
Upper Trunk and Arms
·         Hearing aid and eyeglasses
·         Front opening on/off
·         Pullover on/off
·         Brassiere on/off
·         Corset/brace on/off
·         Equipment/prostheses on/off
·         Sweater/shawl on/off
Lower Trunk and Legs
·         Slack/skirt on/off
·         Underclothing on/off
·         Belt on/off
·         Braces/prostheses on/off
·         Girdle/garter belt on/off
Feet
·         Stockings on/off
·         Shoes/slippers on/off
·         Braces/prostheses on/off
·         Wraps/support hose on/off
PERSONAL HYGIENE
Face‚ Hair‚ and Arms
·         Wash face
·         Wash hands and arms
·         Brush teeth/dentures
·         Brush/comb hair
·         Sha‎ving/make-up
Trunk and Perineum
·         Wash back
·         Wash buttocks
·         Wash chest
·         Wash abdomen
·         Wash groin
Lower Extremities
·         Wash upper legs
·         Wash lower legs
·         Wash feet
BOWEL AND BLADDER
Bowel Program
·         Suppository in‎sertion
·         Digital stimulation
·         Equipment care
·         Cleansing self
Bladder Program
·         Manage equipment
·         Stimulation
·         Cleansing self
Catheter Care
·         Assemble equipment
·         Fill syringe
·         Inject liquid
·         Connect/disconnect
·         Sterile technique
FEEDING
Feeding
·         Adaptive equipment
·         Finger feeding
·         Use of utensils
·         Pour from container
·         Drink (cup/glass/straw)

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