Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
Care for patients by changing bed linens, washing and cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
Plan, purchase, prepare, or serve meals to patients or other family members, according to prescribed diets.
Accompany clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home.
Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises.
Provide patients with emotional support and instruction in areas such as preparing healthy meals, living independently, or adapting to disability or illness.