What are the typical duties of a Home Care Provider?

What are the typical duties of a Home Care Provider?

Are you interested in starting a career as a home care provider? This career can be very rewarding, but it does require hard work. Those interested in becoming a home care provider should be individuals who are knowledgeable and willing to put their clients’ health, safety, and comfort first.  We’ve compiled a list of duties that home care providers, or home health aides, can expect to perform:


  • Providing personal assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and other personal hygiene tasks

  • Assisting the family with transferring or repositioning (turning, walking/ambulation, and exercise) of their loved one

  • Providing the family with housekeeping, laundry, and meal preparation to maintain proper nutrition for the client

  • Monitoring, keeping record, and communicating on the client’s condition

  • Helping clients with necessities such as escorting them to their doctor appointments, grocery shopping, and preparing meals and snacks

  • Helping clients adjust to new equipment needed for mobility and essential tasks, including using modified eating utensils, canes or walkers, etc.

  • Following nutrition and security standards for the health and well-being of clients

  • Generally looking out for the mental, emotional, and physical health of clients 

APC Home Health Service, Inc. provides much needed in-home health care and adult day care services throughout Texas to under-served adult and senior patients. Get in touch with us to learn more about becoming a home care provider or hiring one of our qualified staff to help you or a loved one.