Personal Care Aides
Assist the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities at the person's home or in a care facility. Duties performed at a place of residence may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals. May provide assistance at non-residential care facilities. May advise families, the elderly, convalescents, and persons with disabilities regarding such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and household activities.
* Concern for Others
* Self Control
* Stress Tolerance
* Attention to Detail
* Administer bedside or personal care, such as ambulation or personal hygiene assistance.
* Prepare and maintain records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor.
* Perform healthcare-related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and medication, under the direction of registered nurses or physiotherapists.
Health Care and Social Assistance
Personal Care and Service
Sample Job Titles
Blind Aide, Blind Escort, Care Manager, Care Provider, Care Taker, Caregiver, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Companion, Convalescent Sitter, Direct Care Staffer, Direct Care Worker, Direct Support Professional, Direct Support Staff Member, Elderly Companion, Family Member Caretaker, Geriatric Aide, Geriatric Personal Care Aide, Guardian Family Member, Health Service Worker, Home Care Aide, Home Care Attendant, Home Care Giver, Home Care Provider, Home Health Care Provider, Home Help Aide, Homemaker, Independent Living Specialist, Live in Caregiver, Live-In Caregiver, Medication Aide, Nutrition Aide, Patient Care Assistant (PCA), Patient Sitter, Personal Assistant, Personal Attendant, Personal Care Aid, Personal Care Aide, Personal Care Assistant (PCA), Personal Care Attendant (PCA), Personal Support Worker, Provider, Resident Assistant, Resident Care Assistant (RCA), Sitter, State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA), Support Staff.