If you are looking for a fulfilling career that meets a patient’s vital needs, look no further than the noble life of a Home Health Aide. At FHCA, we teach our students to excel in this important field, granting patients a sense of comfort and familiarity through their service.
Home Health Aides assist patients with tasks in the home that they cannot themselves complete as it pertains to healthcare. As a Home Health Aide, you will take the patient’s vital signs, assist in hygiene, assist with bathing and personal care, prepare the patient’s bed, administer catheter care, and much more.
The greatest service that a Home Health Aide provides to their patients is the ability to continue to function in their own home. By providing care within the patient’s comfort zone, you negate the need for a nursing home or a change of scenery that might be jarring or uncomfortable. The patient is given a sense of dignity at being able to remain in their place of residence. Comfort aids in care, and by administering services within the home, you will provide your patients with a sense of relief.
The familiarity of the home provides a safe space, in which a patient’s condition can never be exacerbated by the unfamiliar locale of a live-in facility or hospital. Comfort is so important, especially in elderly patients. Stress levels are significantly reduced when a patient can sleep in their own bed, use their own bathroom, their own kitchen, and see their visitors within a safe and secure environment.
As a Home Health Aide, it will be your duty to ease this burden for your patients. You will rest your head easier at night, knowing that you’ve made a difference for someone. FHCA Orlando can help you on this journey. Call us at 407.275.5880 today to get started in your medical career!