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A personal care assistant can benefit anyone who is physically or mentally impaired. Care assistants help with day-to-day tasks that are sometimes difficult for those with disabilities. Common duties for a care assistant include bathing, laundry, shopping and monitoring vital signs.
Care assistants can be helpful additions to a family care team. When family members care for their physically or mentally disabled family members, it can be stressful. Adding an outside caregiver can give the Read the rest of this entry »
There are many responsibilities of a care assistant; responsibilities that help keep a patient safe and well. In some cases a care assistant has administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, assisting with supply orders and answering telephones. Care assistants also lay out instruments that are for an examination by a doctor. Once an appointment is done, he or she takes away all tools that were used, sterilize them and replace any covers that need hygienic paper covers.
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A care assistant, sometimes referred to as a personal care assistant (PCA), provides a range of support to individuals with physical and learning challenges in various circumstances and environments. They work with all age ranges, from children to the elderly, with some working with clients on a daily basis or a weekly basis, depending upon the individual’s needs. In addition, a care assistant works in settings such as nursing homes, residential homes or clients’ private residences.
Care assistants work in tandem with Read the rest of this entry »