The work of a home health aide is vital in ensuring that consumers live in an optimum environment that highlights the essential provisions for their care and recovery. By offering assistance in Instrumental Activities of Daily Living and in promoting safety at home, HHAs have become indispensable members of a care team.
Although they did not receive extensive clinical training, HHAs help clinical teams by providing consumer monitoring charts that indicate the health progress of consumers. Care plans implemented by HHAs are based on consumer assessments carried out by RNs and treatment plans formulated by nursing practitioners.
Some of the responsibilities of a home health aide are the following:
- Meal Preparation
- Meal Planning
- Assistance with Medication Management and Reminders
- Mobility Assistance
- Personal Care
- Bed-Side Care (upon request)
- Assistance with Daily Living Activities
- If conditions permit, assist with shopping, errands, etc.
- Light Housekeeping
- Health-related tasks that Certified Home Health Aides are specially trained to provide
The services of a home health aide can promote recovery after an illness or surgery, or help maintain a more productive quality of life.
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Quality care is our top priority. Reach out to us when you need assistance from a nurse or a home health aide. You may call 212-997-4080.