HOME HEALTH AIDE

Responsibilities

  • Log details of patient health, both physical and mental.

  • Aid patients with personal care, including bathing, grooming, dressing and following exercise or medication regimens.

  • Assist with toileting, including the use of a commode, toilet, and bedpan.

  • Aid with ambulation, including the use of a wheelchair, cane, and walker.

  • Perform errands, such as grocery shopping, simple deliveries and transporting the patient to appointments

               

Required Qualifications:​​

  • Knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in providing related patient care

  • Understanding of personal care techniques, using the application of principles for infection control

  • Sensitive to the differences in patient needs that may arise from cultural or ethnic differences

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and print simple instructions and notes

  • Ability to speak clearly so others can understand