The Personal care aides (PCAs) provide essential supports and services that enable older adults and individuals with disabilities to reside safely in their homes and participate in their communities. This 41-hour program is taught with a combination of lecture, and hands-on practical lab exercises.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Each PCA will be expected to perform the following:
- Home management tasks including housekeeping, laundry, shopping and errands.
- Prepare and serve simple modified diets according to instruction and assist with feeding as necessary.
- Provides health care tasks, personal hygiene services, housekeeping tasks and other related support services essential to the consumer’s health.
- Observes, records and reports all changes to supervisor. All PCA’s must demonstrate competence in performing the necessary skills and only perform those skills on the plan of care.
If you would like to set up an advising appointment, or for additional program information and questions please contact us at 631-450-4949.