Every profession uses their own terminology to identify particular roles. But it can be difficult to understand exactly what a title signifies if you are not a part of that environment, or it is not entrenched in popular culture. We have a general idea (although exaggerated) of what forensics involves because of the show CSI and its spinoffs. Home health care has yet to make the same splash. To remove much of that uncertainty, we are going to focus on one particular role in home care—the home health aide.
Building a strong relationship based on mutual respect, trust, dignity, integrity, and collaboration is the key to maximizing the impact of your home care aide. A committed and effective home care aide could mean that your elderly loved one can remain comfortably in their home for a longer period of time. And that’s surely something to celebrate.