Home Health Aides

In-Home Health Care

Reliable, Caring and Compassionate Staff

We utilize only insured, quality personnel, who undergo a rigorous screening process, which includes extensive background checks  such as finger printing, and at least three years of experience in the field.  We accept approximately one out of every fifty people we interview, to join our staff.  We understand the desire to care for your family. And we know that it can be overwhelming. If you need complete care services, or only need a few breaks a week, we can help you. 

A Caring Hand offers a wide range of services, customized and adjustable for your changing needs 24/7.

Why A Caring Hand?

    • Our HHAs have worked with us for years and are highly experienced
    • Competitive rates
    • HHAs are our employees
    • We pay workers compensation and all taxes
    • We bill at the end of each week and will submit all forms needed to insurance so you are reimbursed in a timely manner

What Do Home Health Aides Do?

Our home health aides receive formal training in basic patient care skills and home management. HHAs are highly qualified to perform various services for the patient necessary to maintain his of her personal comfort along with a clean, safe environment. The care and skills performed are provided under the supervision of an RN Nursing Supervisor. 

Assist in the personal care of the patient including: 

  • Oral Hygiene
  • Full or partial bathing activities
  • Toileting activities including the use of the urinal, bedpan, or commode
  • Personal grooming activities including shaving, shampoos, skin care and perineal care
  • Dressing activities

Performs basic patient care skills including: 

  • Passive and/or active range of motion exercise
  • Transferring
  • Turning and positioning patients
  • Taking and recording vital signs
  • Providing ostomy care including changing of the apparatus as instructed by the Nursing Supervisor
  • Provides daily indwelling catheter care as instructed by the Nursing Supervisor
  • Measure patient’s weight
  • Measure intake and output as directed by Nursing Supervisor
  • Performs fingerstick and glucometer readings and reports to the Nursing Supervisor
  • Performs nonsterile dressing changes as instructed by the Nursing Supervisor
  • Cleans equipment used by patient
  • Keeps daily records of patient activities and observations
  • Submits weekly records to Director of Nursing and appropriate personnel on patient’s condition

Provides household services in order to maintain a safe, clean environment including: 

  • Making and changing the patient’s bed
  • Dusting and vacuuming the rooms used by the patient
  • Dishwashing the patient’s tableware and utensils
  • Tidying and damp mopping the kitchen and bathroom
  • Disposing of the garbage daily and as needed
  • Tidying the patient’s bedroom
  • Shopping and errands for the client 
  • Personal laundry for client

Prepares and assists with the dietary requirements of the patient including: 

  • Preparation of the prescribed diet for the patient
  • Assist with the feeding when necessary
  • Provide between meal nourishment
  • Assist with menu planning and grocery shopping

Assists the patient in maintaining the daily activities and quality of lifestyle including: 

  • Socializing with family and friends
  • Accompany client to medical appointments and social activities
  • Recognizes and utilizes opportunities for reinforcing health and quality of life for the patient

Contact Us Today!

To learn more about our in-home health aide care in Manhattan & surrounding areas, contact us for your free consultation.