A Home Health Aide assists with healthcare in a patient’s home, day service program or group home. They may visit the patient each day in a part-time or full-time position, or they might live with the patient. Home Health Aides help with a variety of tasks, including primary healthcare duties, changing patients and preparing and feeding them meals. They work with many types of patients, including those with cognitive impairments, physical limitations or chronic ailments. Aides may also maintain and update home healthcare records for insurance purposes.

Old and Young

Home Health Aides play a very important roll in the senior care industry, as many seniors are staying in their homes longer and being in a familiar setting surrounded by their possessions invoke memories that help them live healthy and satisfying lives. A Home Health Aide provided them the care they need while allowing them to stay at home.