Flexible scheduling but sometimes emotionally challenging
Home Health Aide (HHA) (Current Employee) – San Diego, CA – June 9, 2017
At WLC, HHAs work independently to care out plans of care developed by a client's case manager (RN or Social worker). WLC is highly flexible with scheduling shifts, although this means that you are sometimes called in to fill shifts with short notice. However, you can refuse additional shifts that you are not regularly assigned to. There isn't much room for advancement as their model consists of a case manager paired with a HHA. The hardest part of the job is intermittently feeling useless in terms of improving a patient's quality of life as some clients struggle with underlying dementia/alzheimer's and depression. However, at other times, it is amazing to see those same clients have a really good day.