Next Step in Care: Family Caregivers & Health Care Professionals Working Together

For Family Caregivers

Working with Home Health Aides

Home health aides, personal care attendants, companions, and homemakers can be an important part of care, and working together with them can be essential for the safety and well-being of the person you care for. This guide can help you to know what to look for in an aide, what to expect from an agency, what to expect from hiring someone privately, and what to discuss and agree upon with the person receiving care and the aide(s).

Working with Home Health Aides


For more detail on what home care is, where and how to get home care, and how to pay for home care, see:

Home Care: A Family Caregiver's Guide

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