Resource ManagementResource Management
Skilful handling of resourcesSkilful handling of resources
© PDST Home Economics
DefinitionsDefinitions
 ManagementManagement is the skillful handling oris the skillful handling or
treatment of a task.t...
ResourcesResources
Anything that can be used to assist in the performance ofAnything that can be used to assist in the per...
Home ManagementHome Management
 Def:Def: Skilful handling of resources in the homeSkilful handling of resources in the ho...
Home ManagementHome Management
Home management involves the following steps:Home management involves the following steps:
...
Cleaning ManagementCleaning Management
Cleaning AgentsCleaning Agents
WaterWater
DetergentDetergent Washing up liquid “Fai...
Cleaning EquipmentCleaning Equipment
 Vacuum cleanerVacuum cleaner
 SweepingSweeping
 MopMop
 BucketBucket
 BasinBasi...
Choosing Cleaning AgentsChoosing Cleaning Agents
 Cost v EffectivenessCost v Effectiveness
 Time and energy involvedTime...
Using Cleaning AgentsUsing Cleaning Agents
 Simplest method e.g. soak in waterSimplest method e.g. soak in water
 Start ...
Cleaning Household EquipmentCleaning Household Equipment
 Protect skin, clothes, surroundings.Protect skin, clothes, surr...
Cleaning the HouseCleaning the House
Organising a cleaning routineOrganising a cleaning routine
 Make a list of daily and...
Cleaning a roomCleaning a room
Order of work:Order of work:
 Open windowsOpen windows
 Tidy upTidy up
 DustDust
 Vacuu...
ErgonomicsErgonomics
(Time and Motion studies)(Time and Motion studies)
Def:Def: Study of efficiency of people in the work...
Electrical EquipmentElectrical Equipment
Types:Types:
Large Appliances:Large Appliances: cookers, fridges, freezers,cooker...
Considerations when buyingConsiderations when buying
appliancesappliances
• CostCost
• Energy efficientEnergy efficient
• ...
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Resource management

  1. 1. Resource ManagementResource Management Skilful handling of resourcesSkilful handling of resources © PDST Home Economics
  2. 2. DefinitionsDefinitions  ManagementManagement is the skillful handling oris the skillful handling or treatment of a task.treatment of a task.  Resource managementResource management is the skillful handlingis the skillful handling of resources.of resources.  AA ResourceResource is anything that can be used tois anything that can be used to assist in the performance of a taskassist in the performance of a task
  3. 3. ResourcesResources Anything that can be used to assist in the performance ofAnything that can be used to assist in the performance of a taska task Types of resource:Types of resource:  Human ResourceHuman Resource, energy, time, skill, knowledge., energy, time, skill, knowledge.  Money,Money, used to buy other resources e.g. food equipmentused to buy other resources e.g. food equipment  Commodities,Commodities, food, equipment, fabric, wood, fuel,food, equipment, fabric, wood, fuel, electricity, cleaning agent.electricity, cleaning agent.  Community resourcesCommunity resources, libraries schools, hospitals., libraries schools, hospitals. Task: Buy a carTask: Buy a car Resources needed: money,Resources needed: money, time, knowledge, energy.time, knowledge, energy.
  4. 4. Home ManagementHome Management  Def:Def: Skilful handling of resources in the homeSkilful handling of resources in the home  Aim of Home management:Aim of Home management: to provide a healthyto provide a healthy and happy environment for the familyand happy environment for the family Home Management involves:Home Management involves:  Caring for the youngCaring for the young  Providing a secure emotional background forProviding a secure emotional background for family members.family members.  Managing family financeManaging family finance  Managing family dietManaging family diet  Management of physical tasks e.g. cleaningManagement of physical tasks e.g. cleaning
  5. 5. Home ManagementHome Management Home management involves the following steps:Home management involves the following steps:  Making Decisions/Setting goalsMaking Decisions/Setting goals  Identifying ResourcesIdentifying Resources  PlanningPlanning  ActionAction  EvaluationEvaluation
  6. 6. Cleaning ManagementCleaning Management Cleaning AgentsCleaning Agents WaterWater DetergentDetergent Washing up liquid “Fairy”Washing up liquid “Fairy” Clothes washing detergent “Persil”Clothes washing detergent “Persil” Dishwasher detergent “Sun”Dishwasher detergent “Sun” Multi-purpose cleanerMulti-purpose cleaner Used on floors, work surfaces, tiles. “Flash”Used on floors, work surfaces, tiles. “Flash” AbrasiveAbrasive Cream cleaners of steel wool pads that useCream cleaners of steel wool pads that use friction to clean “Cif” “Brillo”friction to clean “Cif” “Brillo” BleachesBleaches Remove stains, clean stains. “Domestos”Remove stains, clean stains. “Domestos” DisinfectantsDisinfectants Kill germs “Dettol”Kill germs “Dettol” PolishesPolishes For metal “Brasso”, Windows “Windolene”For metal “Brasso”, Windows “Windolene” Furniture “Pledge”, Multi purpose “Mr Sheen”Furniture “Pledge”, Multi purpose “Mr Sheen”
  7. 7. Cleaning EquipmentCleaning Equipment  Vacuum cleanerVacuum cleaner  SweepingSweeping  MopMop  BucketBucket  BasinBasin  Hand brushHand brush  ClothsCloths  Stored in one cupboardStored in one cupboard
  8. 8. Choosing Cleaning AgentsChoosing Cleaning Agents  Cost v EffectivenessCost v Effectiveness  Time and energy involvedTime and energy involved  SafetySafety  Ease of useEase of use  VersatilityVersatility  Pleasant to work with? (fumes, smell)Pleasant to work with? (fumes, smell)  Environmentally friendly?Environmentally friendly?
  9. 9. Using Cleaning AgentsUsing Cleaning Agents  Simplest method e.g. soak in waterSimplest method e.g. soak in water  Start with mildest cleaning agentStart with mildest cleaning agent  Follow instructionsFollow instructions  Rinse off wellRinse off well  Protect skin and clothesProtect skin and clothes  Store in wall cupboard (childproof)Store in wall cupboard (childproof)
  10. 10. Cleaning Household EquipmentCleaning Household Equipment  Protect skin, clothes, surroundings.Protect skin, clothes, surroundings.  Collect resourcesCollect resources  Dismantle equipmentDismantle equipment  Begin using mildest cleaning agent firstBegin using mildest cleaning agent first  Work from top downWork from top down  Rinse wellRinse well  Dry wellDry well  PolishPolish  TidyTidy
  11. 11. Cleaning the HouseCleaning the House Organising a cleaning routineOrganising a cleaning routine  Make a list of daily and weekly choresMake a list of daily and weekly chores  Include all family members if possibleInclude all family members if possible  Work through the routine a few times andWork through the routine a few times and adjust if necessaryadjust if necessary  Organise chores logically to suit familyOrganise chores logically to suit family lifestylelifestyle  Spread the weekly chores over the weekSpread the weekly chores over the week
  12. 12. Cleaning a roomCleaning a room Order of work:Order of work:  Open windowsOpen windows  Tidy upTidy up  DustDust  VacuumVacuum  WashWash  PolishPolish  Close windowsClose windows
  13. 13. ErgonomicsErgonomics (Time and Motion studies)(Time and Motion studies) Def:Def: Study of efficiency of people in the workStudy of efficiency of people in the work environmentenvironment  Planning timePlanning time  Design and layout of equipment – easy to use,Design and layout of equipment – easy to use, clean & reach.clean & reach.  The sequence of tasks so least amount ofThe sequence of tasks so least amount of time & energy used.time & energy used.
  14. 14. Electrical EquipmentElectrical Equipment Types:Types: Large Appliances:Large Appliances: cookers, fridges, freezers,cookers, fridges, freezers, washing machines, dryers, dishwashers. (whitewashing machines, dryers, dishwashers. (white goods)goods) Small appliances with motorsSmall appliances with motors: carving knife,: carving knife, food mixers, food processors.food mixers, food processors. Small Appliances with elementsSmall Appliances with elements: iron, kettle,: iron, kettle, deep fat fryer.deep fat fryer.
  15. 15. Considerations when buyingConsiderations when buying appliancesappliances • CostCost • Energy efficientEnergy efficient • SafetySafety • SizeSize • FeaturesFeatures • Ease of useEase of use • Ease of cleaningEase of cleaning • ServicingServicing • GuaranteeGuarantee • Brand nameBrand name

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