What Do Home Health Aides Do?

Home health aides are trained to care and assist patients in performing a variety of tasks. They provide everything from companionship to basic health assistance, and so much more! Home health aides are trained to assist in the personal care of the patient. This includes things such as oral hygiene, bathing, dressing, etc…. They also perform basic patient care skills such as transferring, turning and positioning, recording vital signs, and much more…. They provide household services in order to maintain a safe, clean environment. Additionally, home health aides can prepare and assist with the dietary requirements of the patient. They can cook meals, prepare snacks, and help with eating if necessary. They also help the client maintain daily activities and quality of life. Finding the right home health aide can be tricky but once you find a good match, home health aides will become like family. At A Caring Hand Services, we match home health aides with clients based on personality and home care needs. Watch the video below for more information on how a home health aide can support you or your loved one.