Personal Care Aides ·  Assist the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities at the person's home or in a care facility. Duties performed at a place of residence may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals. May provide assistance at non-residential care facilities. May advise families, the elderly, convalescents, and persons with disabilities regarding such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and household activities.



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Occupational Tasks ·  Perform health care related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and medication, under the direction of registered nurses and physiotherapists.
· Administer bedside and personal care, such as ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.
· Prepare and maintain records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor.
· Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes and dishes, and running errands.
· Care for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, family disruption or convalescence, providing companionship, personal care and help in adjusting to new lifestyles.
· Instruct and advise clients on issues such as household cleanliness, utilities, hygiene, nutrition and infant care.
· Plan, shop for, and prepare nutritious meals, or assist families in planning, shopping for, and preparing nutritious meals.
· Participate in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the client, to evaluate the client's needs and plan for continuing services.
· Transport clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.


Educational Requirements: ·  Short-term on-the-job training


Occupational Skill Set
Skill Relevance
·  Active Listening 82%
·  Social Perceptiveness 82%
·  Service Orientation 76%
·  Coordination 76%
·  Speaking 73%
·  Time Management 73%
·  Reading Comprehension 72%
·  Monitoring 72%
·  Critical Thinking 71%
·  Learning Strategies 69%