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  • Home Health Aides

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Health Care Assistant
  • Health Service Worker
  • Health Support Specialist (HSS)
  • Certified Home Health Aide
  • Home Health Aide (HHA)
  • Home Health Attendant
  • Home Health Care Provider
  • Home Health Provider

O*NET-SOC Description

  • 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.


  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Provide patients and families with emotional support and instruction in areas such as caring for infants, preparing healthy meals, living independently, or adapting to disability or illness.