Home Health Aides are also called a certified nursing assistant, a residential assistant, a home care giver and a patient care technician. They are there to help patients that need more care outside hospital settings.
Home Health Aides naturally work in their patients' homes performing various tasks:
• cleaning and changing dressings
• monitoring patient respiration rate, pulse, temperature
• moving patients and helping them out of bed, into wheelchairs, cars, helping them bathe, sit on chairs, etc
• Help patients with their daily exercise
• Provide support emotionally and psychologically
• administer medications as prescribed by doctors
• Buy and prepare prescribed meals
• perform activities that help maintain patient's mental health like conversing and reading aloud
• Help patient with personal hygiene, grooming, dressing, etc.
• Change patient's beddings
Duties assigned to an HHA can differ from time to time and may consist of looking after just one patient for a long period and attending only to his needs or visiting many homes during the day and looking after the needs of several patients who require less care and assistance.
Home Health Assistants are known to have the following personalities and skills: precision and accuracy, emotional stability, patience and dependability, service oriented, sensitivity, honesty, discretion, physical strength and being able to resolve problems and keep calm under pressure.
We at Bonjour Home Care offer hospice services to the patients through the inpatient programs. This is through special arrangements with the facilities throughout the state. We have a team of well-educated members including doctors, nurses, home health aides, therapists and social workers. All of them work together for the better good of elderly.
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