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31-1011 Home Health Aides
Provide routine individualized healthcare such as changing bandages and dressing wounds, and applying topical medications to the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities at the patient's home or in a care facility. Monitor or report changes in health status. May also provide personal care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of patient.
Illustrative examples: Home Hospice Aide,
Home Health Attendant
Broad Occupation: 31-1010 Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides
Minor Group: 31-1000
Major Group: 31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010