Areas We Serve: Miamidade
¨ Personal Care Attendants provide service to individuals in their own homes and communities, who need assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, disability and/or other inflictions. Personal Care may include assistance with the activities of daily living, housecleaning, laundry, meal preparation, transportation, companionship and respite,
¨ Personal Care Attendants are responsible for ensuring that service is delivered in a caring and respectful manner, in accordance with relevant Agency policies and industry standards.
¨ Reports to Supervisor.
¨ Assist with the activities of daily living and personal care including:
- bathing - shaving - ambulation
- mouth care - dressing - exercise
- hair care - feeding - toileting
- nail care - positioning - medication reminding
- skin care - transferring - vital signs and Blood Pressure
¨ Ensure client’s safety and security by supervising the home environment.
¨ Teach/perform meal planning and preparation, routine housekeeping activities such as making/changing beds, dusting, vacuuming, washing floors, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, and laundry.
¨ Provide companionship including social interactions, conversations, emotional reassurance and encouragement of activities that stimulate the mind.
¨ Provides respite care for families in accordance with care plans.
¨ Perform/assist with essential shopping/errands, which may include handling the client’s money in accordance with the care plan and under the observation of the Supervisor.
¨ Assist clients with following a written, special diet plan and reinforcement of diet maintenance, which is provided under the direction of a Physician and as identified on the care plan.
¨ Escort clients to medical facilities, errands, shopping and outings as specified in the care plan.
¨ Assist clients with communication by writing or typing correspondence for them or researching information for them.
¨ Participate on the Care Team by providing input and making suggestions.
¨ Ensure service is delivered in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures and practices.
¨ Monitor supplies and resources.
¨ Evaluate the program and make recommendations to it, as indicated.
¨ Follow the written care plan.
¨ Carry out duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
¨ Observe clients and their environments and reports unsafe conditions to Supervisor.
¨ Observe clients and their environments and reports behavior, physical and/or cognitive changes and/or changes in living arrangements to Supervisor.
¨ Complete and maintain records of daily activities, observations, and direct hours of service.
Attend orientation, in-service training sessions
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