A Home Healthcare Assistant is a consultant in food, nutrition and healthy life. They provide health care to individuals who are facing regular health issues. Patients are normally restricted to their homes and cannot afford to visit hospitals and clinics. Home healthcare assistants assist such individuals to promote health through nutritious food and educating people on good eating habits. They provide awareness among the masses for maintenance hygienic atmosphere, eating habits, home tips etc. They mainly observe resident patients.
Home Healthcare Assistants also deal with health related hazards such as constipation, imbalanced dietary issues, and other health related symptoms etc. Many families worldwide prefer advices from dieticians for better family planning, nutritional food and well being. They also play a descent role in shaping the well being of children’s health on a timely basis.
No formal education is required for home healthcare assistants but knowledge on subjects such as home care, long term care, psychology and personal care are essential.