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"I have worked with Aleksandra since 2008 and it is a pleasure to work with someone that is always professional. Any staff that has been provided is qualified, courteous, and does a great job. I would recommend Aleksandra's placement agency to any friends or family."

— Linda Davis, Southampton, NY

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companionCompanions / Personal Care Aides Placed by the Hamptons Employment Agency

Hamptons Employment Agency is here to help you find a Companion / Personal Care Aide or Personal Care Assistant (PCA). Below is a brief description of the position of Personal Care Aide.  The description is by no means fully comprehensive.  Depending on your particular needs, certain additional duties may be required while others are unnecessary.

For additional information on Companions / Personal Care Aides, please contact us today.  All consultations with Hamptons Employment Agency are free, no-obligation, and confidential.

Companion / Personal Care Aide Description

A Companion / Personal Care Aide or Personal Care Assistant (PCA) helps those who are disabled or chronically ill with their daily living activities.  Personal Care Aides assist Clients with their personal, physical mobility, and therapeutic care needs.  Typically care is provided as per plans established by a doctor, rehabilitation health practitioner, social worker, or other health care professional.

In particular, a Companion / Personal Care Aide helps his or her Employer with mobility restricted activities, such as getting out of bed, bathing, dressing, and grooming.  The Personal Care Assistant also generally provides some basic health-related services, such as checking the patient's pulse rate, temperature, and respiration rate; helping with simple prescribed exercises; and reminding the Employer to take his or her medication.

The Personal Care Assistant may also be responsible for advising patients and their families on nutrition, cleanliness, and household tasks. Depending on Employer needs, the Aide may change simple dressings, provide skin care, and more. A Companion may also accompany his or her Employer to the doctor or on other errands, and the Aide may perform light housekeeping and homemaking duties.

Salary for a Greater New York Area or Florida Companion / Personal Care Aide position depends on your particular job requirements as well as the level of experience of the Personal Care Applicant.  Benefits, perks, and other forms of compensation provided by the Employer also affect salary requirements. 

Contact us today for a FREE, no-obligation, privacy-assured phone consultation. Please call our Hamptons Office at 631-204-1100, our NYC Office at 212-521-4373, or our Florida Office at 561-962-4188. We look forward to hearing from you regarding your domestic staffing needs.

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