If you have a parent or spouse nearing retirement age, chances are good that at some point you'll be in the market for home health care. Home health aides are considered health care paraprofessionals and must meet state-set training requirements.
The handbook is designed for easy reading and loaded with photos and illustrations to reinforce learning. It emphasizes the role of the home health aide as an important part of the patient's care team in a home health or hospice agency. It explains in detail the scope of practice of a home health aide and addresses the rule and regulation that the home health aide must be familiar with.