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Care assistants are trained individuals who take care of those who are incapable of taking care of themselves. Care assistants not only provide individuals general home care, but can also provide companionship to those they take care of. As a care assistant, you are allowing someone to be taken care of in their own home, rather than being sent to a rehabilitation center or nursing home, which can make all the difference in a patient’s recovery or well being.
To make a great home care assistant, one must not only be Read the rest of this entry »
A care assistant, often referred to as a nursing assistant, works under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse in a healthcare setting. A care assistant’s duties vary in scope but most frequently involve helping clients with daily living activities. A care assistant may help clients communicate, eat, bathe, walk and any other activities necessary to make life easier.
To become a care assistant, you must enroll in a care assistant training program from an accredited school or institution. A care assistant program prepares students to work as a health care Read the rest of this entry »