Personal Care Assistant

Personal Care Assistant/Home Health Aide PCA/HHAQualifications: The Personal Care Aide/Home health Aide must be a high school graduate or have a GED and have one year of experience in care giving. The Personal Care Assistant/Home Health Aide provides unskilled care to the ill, infirmed or those with special needs in the home or school directly from the plan of care/assignment developed by the team for the students with exceptionalities. PCA’s and HHA’s help their students/clients with daily living tasks, such as getting out of chairs and wheelchairs, performing routine bodily functions, and personal hygiene. PCA’s and HHA’s also perform homemaker and companion services, such as shopping, meal preparation, laundry, cleaning, assistance with transportation, letter writing, escorting to physician visits, and planning activities and more… Duties/Responsibilities/Functions: These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to perform, but are not limited to the following:

  • Giving personal care including baths, oral hygiene, shampoos and changing bed linen as often as necessary
  • Light housekeeping duties
  • Preparing and serving nutritious meals
  • Feeding meals if necessary