In Home Care located in Los Angeles, CA
Home health aides provide you the right to age in place and remain as independent and dignified as possible, without compromising your health. Carmona’s Care provides professional, high-quality care for seniors or people with chronic conditions who reside in Los Angeles and the surrounding communities. Call today to learn more about the services Carmona’s Care offers
Home Health Aide Q & A
What services does a home health aide provide?
A home health aide provides support and services to people with chronic illness, cognitive impairment, or disabilities. They help with activities such as personal hygiene, meal preparation, and dressing 24 hours a day. A home health aide provides you with independence and relieves other caregivers.
What credentials do home health aides have?
The healthcare aides from Carmona’s Care are fully certified and skilled in a variety of duties. Trust them for professional, compassionate care.
What specific tasks can a home health aide do?
Your home health aide provides a number of convenient services essential for a high quality of life. These include:
- Bathing or assisting you to shower
- Toilet assistance
- Shampooing and combing your hair
- Oral care
- Filing and cleaning your nails
- Providing skin care — but not on open wounds
- Checking your vital signs
- Assistance in walking
- Transferring you from the bed to a chair or positioning you in bed
- Preparing meals and feeding your
- Linen changes
- Assistance in physical exercise and therapy exercises
- Light housekeeping
- Doing the dishes and laundry
- Accompanying you on errands
A home health aide documents any changes in your condition and alerts a physician or nurse if you need care.
What can’t a home health aide do?
A home healthcare aide is not qualified to provide you with medical support. They cannot perform glucose tests, nursing services, or administer medications. They are also not allowed to open your mail if you’re not present, help you write checks, or assist in banking tasks. Heavy housework, such as window cleaning and moving furniture are also not appropriate tasks.
Who is a candidate to have a home health aide?
Anyone who desires to live at home, but struggles with daily tasks due to mental impairment, infirmity, or a chronic condition, such as Parkinson’s disease, benefits from the assistance of a home health aide. If your family lives far away or you don’t have access to a personal caregiver, a home health aide provides services and relief to you and your loved ones.
Insurance We Accept
We accept Medicare and MediCal. Private Insurance and Private Pay. We can work with your insurance, please give us a call you have questions.