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.
- 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|
|Education||High School diploma|