Home Health Care

Home Health Care

Scope of Service Provided by Your PCA or LNA

Basic personal care and grooming including:
  • Sponge bathing
  • Gathering and handling the client materials related to bathing
  • Regulating the bath or shower water temperature and running the water
  • Hair care including shampooing
  • Skin care to include application of preventative skin care products
  • Filing of nails
  • Assisting with oral hygiene
  • Shaving of client using an electric razor
  • Dressing to include putting on or removing clothing, shoes and stockings

Transfer assistance as follows:
  • Weight bearing assistance such as steadying the client and arranging items to assist the transfer of the client
  • Non-weight bearing assistance on a case-by-case basis as specified by Senior Class Corp. Home Services
Mobility Assistance as follows:
  • Accompanying the client as he/she moves from one location to another
  • Pushing the wheelchair that has been fitted to the client
  • On a case-by-case basis, steadying the client as he/she ambulates

Assistance with toileting and toileting hygiene

Assistance with personal appliances such as inserting & cleaning dentures; inserting & cleaning hearing aids; cleaning & putting on eye glasses. On a case-by-case basis, the PCN/LNA may also assist with braces, splints, slings and prostheses.

Assistance with nutrition, hydration, and meal preparation by preparing a meal, cutting up or mashing the food, filling the client's eating utensils, encouraging the client to eat/drink, and on case-by-case basis feeding the client by mouth.

Transporting a client to/from Senior Class Corp. Adult Home Services and/or to a doctor or other medically related appointment; and on a case-by-case basis, to activities in the community.  Senior Class Corp. Home Services will bill client/caregiver for $.60/mile to reimburse PCN/LNA, or LPN for miles driven from client's home to appointments, Senior Class Corp. Adult Day Services, and/or activities in the community.

Remind clients to take their medication, place medication container(s), including pill planners, within client reach, and/or open the medication container(s), as per the care plan.  PCAs and LNAs are NOT allowed to physically handle medication.

After completing a 4-hour Medication Supervision Education Program with a qualified instructor, PCAs and LNAs may supervise a client self-administering medication.

LNAs may provide hand over hand assistance with medication administration by following the care plan, as delegated by a licensed nurse, to a competent and stable client.

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