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Home Health Aide

When restrictions of aging, disability, chronic illness or cognitive difficulty make it challenging for individuals to care fully for themselves at home, home health aides can assist. A home health aide improves the quality of life for people through professional, hands-on care and compassionate kindness. For many Right at Home clients, a home health aide or caregiver becomes a trusted friend.

Home health aides with specialized training can administer a client’s medication or check vital signs under the direction of a registered nurse or other medical professional. Qualified home health aides may also change bandages and dressings and help with medical equipment. Typically, when in-home clients need skilled health care, home health aides are trained as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) or Patient Care Assistant (PCA).*

Role of a Home Health Aide

Home health aides provide everything from companionship to basic health assistance, including:

  • Bathing and dressing
  • Light housekeeping (laundry, vacuuming, etc.)
  • Medication monitoring
  • Grocery shopping
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Transportation to doctor’s offices and other appointments
  • Companionship visits
  • Organization of schedules and appointments
  • Physical exercise and at-home therapy exercises

In addition, many home health aides are also trained to check pulse, temperature, respiration, help with braces or artificial limbs and perform a number of skilled nursing duties.

Home health aides can also help with specific in-home care needs related to:

  • Alzheimer’s and Other Related Dementia
  • Hypertension/Stroke Recovery
  • Heart Disease
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Hospice/Palliative Support

Why a Home Health Aide

You may be worried about a loved one recovering after surgery or who is weak and forgetful. Or, who needs a helping hand from time to time. Whatever the wellbeing of your adult or senior loved one—whether a dear parent or beloved family friend—Right at Home has our caregivers ready with the right people. At the right time, day or night. Right at Home home health aides offer personalized care that is professionally supervised so your loved one feels happy, safe and independent right at home  . . . and you feel peace of mind.

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"Everything is nice, from cleaning to cooking. My caregiver cooks a hot meal for me all three days that she comes per week. She always stays busy cleaning my home and doing the things I can no longer do for myself."
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"Caring for my wife is a team effort. Different people bring different skills. Tiffany's 6 years of experience in a nursing home has helped me to learn ways to move Joann. Latonia is our kitchen and home organization specialist. She has really helped organize food that I was not aware we had in stock. Abby is our utility player. Willing to do anything at any time. Works well during the day and is a great night attendant. A typical utility player that always earns a spot on the team."

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"Personal health caregivers are often the only people with whom we may come in contact for an extended period of time. Often our ailments or afflictions keep us isolated from friends and family we might otherwise see more often. And so in a way, it magnifies the effect these people and agencies they represent; have upon our well-being; the very way we feel while they are here to assist us. Right at home workers are both highly professional and caring. I feel lucky to have them as part of my personal care team. "

Richard

 

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"My dad had been resistant to home companions in the past so I was very nervous about how he would react to the Right at Home caregivers. They immediately put my worries to rest. They were very gentle and nonthreatening and were able to get my dad up in the morning and take him to his day program even when he didn't want to go. It meant a lot that the caregivers agreed to meet with me prior to their first visit to my dad and I liked reading the visit log the caretakers filled out each day."
Cathy

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"I used Right at Home for several months to assist with the care of my grandmother. The service providers that worked for us were very professional, knowledgeable and easy to work with. The administrative staff is very proactive and was readily available to the point that if the provider was going to be late, the administrative staff came out and sat with my grandmother until the provide arrived. This service is excellent if you need good reliable and dependable care for a loved one."
Denise

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"Right At Home gave excellent service for my mother. As the needs increased, the agency was excellent in providing qualified caregivers. The office staff was always courteous and available. They assisted our family during a difficult time and we were very satisfied with their service."
Evan

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"Right at Home was able to provide dignity, caring and thoughtfulness through the end of my mother's life. The dependable caregiver was friendly, compassionate and respectful with our entire family! I have recommended Right at Home to several friends and will continue to do so with others as the need arises. "
Jodi

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"Right at Home did a wonderful job caring for my aunt while my uncle was in the hospital. They really paid attention to details. Nurse was wonderful. Aides were very caring and my aunt really liked them. We felt like she was in very good hands while we were not able to be there to help her. Thank you Right at Home! "
Kathy

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"Right at Home has already been recommended by me several times. Right at Home has made me and my husband's life much easier. Sometimes I'm not there, so they are able to take care of him and even vacuum and do the chores for me."
Philip

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"I am very thankful for the services that Right at Home provides for me and my family. As a medically disabled Veteran, the monitoring by the VA and the assistance from the staff at Right at Home enables me to live at HOME. Thank God for your office staff and Home Health staff. They go above and beyond helping me to remain Home. I can't say enough good things about them. Leann is the greatest aide. "
Robert

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"Right at Home did a great job taking care of my mother during her final days. The owners were extremely helpful and caring. The caregivers were terrific! Thank you so much for all of your help and concerns. "

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