Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs)

Certified Nursing Assistants, sometimes referred to as CNA's, handle providing quality care to our clients. They provide friendship, socialization and support, including performing basic chores in the home. 

 

Our CNAs may:

 

  • Assist with medications, and blood pressure and blood sugar monitoring

  • Assist with activities of daily living such as:   Light housekeeping   Bathing   Grooming  Dressing and clothing selection   Meal preparation   Toileting   Transfers and positioning   Mobility   Accompanying client to doctor and other appointments   Picking up medication prescriptions

  • Perform home chores such as:  Helping with personal errands  Washing dishes and putting them away  Cleaning, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and dusting   Changing linens and making beds   Doing laundry and ironing   Cleaning stoves, microwaves and refrigerators   Emptying the trash   Grocery shopping   Assisting with pet care   Watering and caring for houseplants  Planning meals, shopping for ingredients and preparing future meals

  • Provide friendship, socialization and support including:  Visiting with the client  Responding to the client's requests   Helping with correspondence   Participating in activities the client enjoys, including community events, games and cards, hobbies and entertainment   Reading to the client   Renting and playing movies   Accompanying the client to religious services   Visiting neighbors, friends and relatives   Planning outings and accompanying the client to shopping centers, sporting events, club events, plays, concerts, movies and     restaurants   Monitoring the client's diet and eating   Checking foods in the home for expiration dates   Helping the client keep a calendar   Arranging appointments and providing appointment reminders   Organizing the client's mail, paying bills, and mailing bills and letters   Organizing closets   Answering the door, overseeing home deliveries and supervising home maintenance   Assisting with wake-up and nighttime routines

  • Perform tasks that are delegated and supervised by registered nurses

  • Document care and observations as directed by the client's plan of care

  • Notify the registered nurse of any abnormal signs in the client's health status

  • Assist with range-of-motion exercises

 

Prior to being hired, our CNAs undergo rigorous background checks and extensive job training. 

 

For older adults and others, Medicare, Medicaid and other insurances may cover the cost of CNA services. In addition, some clients and their family members pay for home aide services on a Private Pay basis.

 

For more information, please call us at 248-270-2777, or contact us.