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Home Health Aides

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Provide routine individualized healthcare such as changing bandages and dressing wounds, and applying topical medications to the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities at the patient's home or in a care facility. Monitor or report changes in health status. May also provide personal care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of patient.


  • Job opportunities are expected to be excellent because of rapid growth in home healthcare and high replacement needs.
  • Training requirements vary from State to State, the type of home services agency, and funding source covering the costs of services.
  • Many of these workers work part time and weekends or evenings to suit the needs of their clients.


Personality I like helping others
Salary $20,610/yr ($10.31/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education High School diploma