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Our Services

Home Care Services in La Mesa CA

elderly having physical therapyWelcome to “Our Services”! The following are listed;

Each service at our Home Care Company in La Mesa, California has a detailed list of duties that may be performed one of the following professionals. Keep in mind that most duties (i.e. assistance with ADL’s such as hygiene, meal prep, light housekeeping, etc.) can be performed by any of the following professionals. Certain duties however (i.e. reminding patients to take medication, setting up weekly medication, assisting clients with physical therapy techniques, etc.) MUST be performed under a doctor’s order. Please review this page and become familiar with the services we offer at Sunshine Home Health Aide Organization. If you have any questions regarding any of the following information, or would like to speak to a staff member regarding other services we offer, please feel free to contact our office:

(619)-466-8773
Toll Free: 1-(800)-466-8469

PCA (Personal Care Aide/Attendant, Companion Caregiver): *
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Maintain client information or service records.
  • Document client health or progress.
  • Prepare foods or meals.
  • Monitor health or behavior of people or animals.
  • Transport clients to appointments, outings, stores, etc.
  • Assist individuals with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) and special needs.
  • Assist Clients with health and hygiene.
  • Provide counsel, comfort, or encouragement to individuals or families.
  • Perform housekeeping duties.
  • Develop plans for programs or services.
HHA (Home Health Aide): *
  • Maintain medical records.
  • Engage patients in exercises or activities.
  • Assess physical conditions of patients to aid in diagnosis or treatment.
  • Remind patients to take their medications.
  • Apply bandages, dressings, or splints.
  • Assist patients with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s).
  • Administer therapy treatments to patients using hands or physical treatment aids.
  • Teach basic living or other adaptive skills to patients or caregivers.
  • Feed patients.
  • Transport patients or clients to appointments, outings, etc. and provide assistance.
CNA (Certified Nurse’s Assistant): *
  • Assist practitioners to perform medical procedures.
  • Collect biological specimens from patients.
  • Dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards.
  • Prepare medical instruments or equipment for use.
  • Operate medical equipment.
  • Record vital statistics or other health information.
  • Hold patients to ensure proper positioning or safety.
  • Clean patient rooms.
  • Assess physical conditions of patients to aid in diagnosis or treatment.
  • Interview patients to gather medical information.
  • Adjust positions of patients on beds or tables.
  • Monitor patients to detect health problems.
  • Remind patients to take medications.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Apply bandages, dressings, or splints.
  • Assist patients with daily activities.
  • Administer therapy treatments to patients using hands or physical treatment aids.
  • Explain technical medical information to patients.
  • Transport biological or other medical materials.
  • Move patients to or from treatment areas.
  • Feed patients.
  • Stock medical or patient care supplies.
LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse): *
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
  • Explain medical procedures or test results to patients or family members.
  • Treat patients using physical therapy techniques.
  • Collect biological specimens from patients.
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
  • Measure the physical or physiological attributes of patients.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Prepare patients physically for medical procedures.
  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Train patients, family members, or caregivers in techniques for managing disabilities or illnesses.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Administer intravenous medications.
  • Analyze quantitative data to determine effectiveness of treatments or therapies.
  • Sterilize medical equipment or instruments.
  • Clean medical equipment or facilities.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Apply bandages, dressings, or splints.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Order medical supplies or equipment.
  • Schedule patient procedures or appointments.
  • Assist patients with hygiene or daily living activities.
  • Manage preparation of special meals or diets.
AT (Athletic Trainer): *
  • Develop exercise or conditioning programs.
  • Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
  • Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities.
  • Treat patients using alternative medical procedures.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Perform clerical work in medical settings.
  • Treat patients using physical therapy techniques.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
  • Maintain medical equipment or instruments.
  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Evaluate patient functioning, capabilities, or health.
  • Evaluate patient outcomes to determine effectiveness of treatments.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Apply bandages, dressings, or splints.
  • Process medical billing information.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
  • Inspect work environments to ensure safety.
  • Advise athletes, coaches, or trainers on exercise regimens, nutrition, or equipment use.
  • Consult with others regarding safe or healthy equipment or facilities.
RT (Respiratory Therapist): *
  • Communicate test or assessment results to medical professionals.
  • Treat chronic diseases or disorders.
  • Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
  • Adjust settings or positions of medical equipment.
  • Verify that medical activities or operations meet standards.
  • Explain medical procedures or test results to patients or family members.
  • Gather medical information from patient histories.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Implement advanced life support techniques.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Treat medical emergencies.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Maintain medical equipment or instruments.
  • Determine protocols for medical procedures.
  • Test patient heart or lung functioning.
  • Train patients, family members, or caregivers in techniques for managing disabilities or illnesses.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments.
  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Examine medical instruments or equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Repair medical facility equipment.
  • Clean medical equipment or facilities.
  • Move patients to or from treatment areas.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
RN (Registered Nurse): *
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Examine patients to assess general physical condition.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
  • Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests.
  • Prescribe assistive medical devices or related treatments.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
  • Treat medical emergencies.
  • Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery.
  • Prepare patients physically for medical procedures.
  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Evaluate patient outcomes to determine effectiveness of treatments.
  • Immunize patients.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Advise communities or institutions regarding health or safety issues.
  • Train caregivers or other non-medical personnel.
  • Design public or employee health programs.
  • Direct healthcare delivery programs.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
  • Communicate health and wellness information to the public.
  • Assess patient work, living, or social environments.
  • Manage healthcare operations.
  1. This is a list of detailed activities performed by a PCA/Companion Care Giver. Information taken from onetonline.org: (National Center for O*NET Development. 39-9021.00. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved July 23, 2016, from http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-9021.00)
  2. This is a list of detailed activities performed by a HHA. Information taken from onetonline.org: (National Center for O*NET Development. 31-1011.00. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved July 22, 2016, from http://www.onetonline.org/link/details/31-1011.00)
  3. This is a list of detailed activities performed by a CNA. Information taken from onetonline.org: (National Center for O*NET Development. 31-1014.00. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved July 20, 2016, from http://www.onetonline.org/link/details/31-1014.00)
  4. This is a list of detailed activities performed by a LVN. Information taken from onetonline.org: (National Center for O*NET Development. 29-2061.00. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved July 20, 2016, from http://www.onetonline.org/link/details/29-2061.00)
  5. This is a list of detailed activities performed by a AT. Information taken from onetonline.org: (National Center for O*NET Development. 29-9091.00. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved July 23, 2016, from http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-9091.00)
  6. This is a list of detailed activities performed by a RT. Information taken from onetonline.org: (National Center for O*NET Development. 29-1126.00. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved July 23, 2016, from http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-1126.00)
  7. This is a List of detailed activities performed by a RN. Information taken from onetonline.org: (National Center for O*NET Development. 29-1141.00. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved July 23, 2016, from http://www.onetonline.org/link/details/29-1141.00)

Do you need the care of a home health aide or nurse in your home? Call Sunshine Home Health Aide Org., Inc. to request for services soon – 619-466-8773.

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