Healthcare Personnel
Work in the united kingdom

The Home Care Worker provides and coordinates individualized care and resources to elders, disabled and others so that they may continue to live in their homes and in the community. Home Care may include transportation, house cleaning, personal hygiene, providing meals, and other health and wellness related activities.
The Home Care Worker is also responsible for administering the Home Care Program. The Coordinator will maintain confidential client files and will prepare and present reports and information as required. The Home Care Worker will ensure that all Home Care is provided in a caring and respectful way in keeping with all relevant policies and procedures and NWT Coordinated Home Care Standards.
The Home Care Worker will liaise with other community services and resources to ensure that other resources are involved, if required. The Coordinator will also provide information and education to individuals and groups in the community, as required and requested.
Failure to provide adequate services may put elders and others at risk and/or force elders to move from their homes before they are prepared to do so.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provide individualized home care
Main Activities  

Provide Home Care to elders, disabled persons, and others in the community with identified needs  

Provide Home Care including general housekeeping, personal hygiene and Meals-onWheels  

Transport Home Care clients to appointments and activities  

Assist with exercises, physiotherapy and other medical plans  

Monitor blood pressure and other physical conditions, as required  

Follow medical instructions carefully and consistently  

Organize time and resources based on the individual needs of clients  

Manage any unanticipated events or unstable situations

Monitor supplies and resources  

Identify persons requiring home care and client needs  

Make recommendations for changes and improvements to the program, as required  

Discuss any concerns with the supervisor

Establish and maintain a current, accurate, confidential client reporting system  

Provide information to other health care professionals, as required  

Consult with family members and other supports to ensure that care is on-going and that all client needs are identified and met

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