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Helping Hands Home Care Services

What are PCA’s Services?
The personal care assistance program provides services to persons who need help with day-to-day activities. This allows them to be more independent in their own home. A personal care assistant is an individual trained to help person(s) with basic daily routines. A PCA may be able to help you if you have a physical, emotional or mental disability, a chronic illness or an injury.

What services can a personal care assistant provide?
-Personal care assistance services must be medically necessary and ordered by a physician. A person must need help to complete activities of daily living; have health-related tasks or need observation and redirection of behavior to use these:

  • Observation and redirection of behavior (includes monitoring of behavior)
  • Registered Supervision Nursing Services
  • Delegated tasks to unlicensed personnel
  • Hands-on assistance with transfers and mobility
  • Providing eating assistance for clients with complicating eating problems (i.e. difficulty swallowing, recurrent lung aspirations, or requiring the use of a tube, parental or intravenous instruments)
  • Complex or Specialty Healthcare Services
  • Assistance with dressing, self-feeding, oral hygiene, hair care, grooming, toileting, and bathing
  • Providing standby assistance within arm’s reach for safety while performing daily activities
  • Providing verbal or visual reminders to take regularly scheduled medication (includes bringing clients previously set-up medication, medication in original containers, or liquid or food to accompany the medication)
  • Providing verbal or visual reminders to the client to perform regularly scheduled treatments and exercises
  • Preparing modified diets ordered by licensed health professional
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping/Other household chores
  • Meal preparation
  • Shopping

 

"I enjoy the ability to work with clients of all ages and diagnosis. We strive to give the clients and their families the opportunity to achieve independance while residing in their own home."

~Shellee~
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