Home Health Aide

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Home health care is gradually gaining popularity with more and more aging people choosing to remain in the comfort of their homes. Their family wants what’s best for them, but they have many concerns with their other responsibilities and are unable to take care of their elderly parents. Here’s where the home health aide becomes an appropriate option. Buffalo Homecare is a trusted provider of home health aide services in Western New York (WNY), including Erie & Niagara Counties, so if you need a caregiver of this type, there’s no need to search any further. We’ve got you covered with the entire array of services for senior clients to remain in their homes.

Definition of Home Health Aide Services

To determine if home health aide services meets your needs, let’s clarify – what is a home health aide? What are the functions of this caregiver and who can render such a service?

This health professional usually works with patients who have chronic illnesses, disabilities, some cognitive/physical impairments or are struggling with their independence. In other words, a home health aide is a caregiver helping people with limitations in physical activity with their activities of daily living to be more independent. While some caregivers’ may assist clients with basic housekeeping tasks, their scope of service is mostly focused on medication management and providing the necessary care for the individual to remain at home.

FAQ

Why a Home Health Aide?

If you or your loved one needs their temperature and/or blood pressure regularly checked and requires assistance with medications, then hiring a personal home health aide is a better option.

How to become a Home Health Aide (HHA)?

Becoming an HHA does not require a higher educational degree, but all HHA’s must meet the minimum eligibility criteria of 75 hours of training coupled with 16 hours of supervised clinical work determined by the NYS Department of Health.

What are the duties of a Home Health Aide (HHA)?

Home Health aides assist clients with maintaining compliance with their prescribed medications and checks pulse, temperature, and blood pressure. They may also assist clients with daily routines like bathing or toileting.

Get Professional Health Support Here

So, now that you know what scope the services a home health aide includes and what services you can expect, maybe it’s time to turn to Buffalo Homecare for qualified professionals. With us, you will always receive great service in the comfortable environment of your loved ones’ home.

Want to Become a Home Health Aide? Join Our Team

Buffalo Home Care is constantly looking to expand its professional team of home care and assistance experts, and we would be happy to welcome you to the family. To apply for a job, please make sure to check whether you are eligible to provide this kind of service and file the following data with us:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter
  • NAHC certificate (optional but recommended)
  • LVN/CAN certificate (optional)

Are you ready to order the services of a home health aide now?

If you or your loved one are in need of a home health aide, feel free to order the service from Buffalo Home Care to receive the qualified and timely support of true professionals.

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