What Is A Home Health Aide?

What Is A Home Health Aide

A home health aide is someone that can assist with daily living activities such as meal prepping, bathing, grooming, dressing, light housekeeping, transport to doctor appointments, pick up prescriptions, go grocery shopping, and more. They follow a care plan created by the clients’ team of nurses and doctors and try to make their life more comfortable, and manageable. Home health aides are responsible for reporting any changes they see in the clients’ health or behavior, and of any incidents that occur while they are on the clock in order to protect themselves and the client. 

Why Hire A Home Health Aide?

It is very beneficial for a person to hire a home health aide for both temporary or permanent situations. For temporary cases, the client may be going through physical therapy, or had major surgery, requiring them to need temporary assistance for day-to-day activities. For permanent cases, this resource is great for the client and their family. The client does not have to worry about being a burden on their loved ones, and can accept the help of a home health aide so that the client does not try to do daily activities on their own and potentially hurt himself. It is also great for the family because they can get a break from the daily responsibility for taking care of a loved one, and take time for themselves, knowing the client is still being cared for. It gives everyone involved some peace of mind and independence. 

Home Health Aide With American Advantage 

American Advantage Home Care is an accredited home health agency and has received The Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Our certified home health aides will provide quality personalized healthcare to all of our patients all in the comforts of their homes. We service patients located in Livonia, Southfield, Dearborn, and the surrounding Michigan areas. If you or someone you know is in need of home health aide services, please contact us online or call us at 844-4MY-AAHC for more information.

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