UR Medicine Home Care certified home health aides (HHA’s) work in conjunction with skilled nursing care. They assist with hands-on personal care needs and activities of daily living for patients with an acute illness, chronic conditions or disabilities. An important part of the care team, our home health aides work very closely with the patient’s registered nurse or therapist and quickly communicate problems and concerns.
What Type Of Services Do They Provide?
- Personal care and grooming
- Light housekeeping
- Transfers in and out of bed
- Bathing and dressing
- Meal preparation
- Medication reminders
- Running errands, grocery shopping and laundry services
What Kind of Training Do Home Health Aides Have?
All home health aides are certified, trained and have received mandatory drug testing, background checks, and provide their own transportation.