Home health aides

Home health aides
Provide in-home services for those unable to care for themselves. Specific duties may
include:
• taking patients’ temperature, blood pressure and pulse.
• administering medicines.
• changing surgical dressings/bandages.
• bathing, dressing, undressing and assisting with patients’ hygiene needs.
• helping patients in and out of bed.
• purchasing food, and preparing and serving special diets to patients and families.
• feeding patients and helping them exercise.
• performing housekeeping activities.