Home Health Aides

Our home health aides, under the direct supervision of the registered nurse (RN), assist elderly and disabled patients with activities of daily living and/or instrumental activities of daily living. Home health aide services include:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Nail Care
  • Hair Care
  • Skin Care
  • Toileting
  • Ambulation
  • Transfer
  • Errands
  • Light housekeeping
  • Companionship

All candidates for home health aide positions must have the following:

  • First Aid License
  • CPR License
  • Home Health Aide License from District of Columbia
  • Home Health Aide Certification from District of Columbia
  • PPD/chest x-ray test within 6 months
  • Skill check list from Home Health Aide school where they graduated
  • Two forms of identification including authorization to work in the United States