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Caregiver / Personal Care Aide

3,718

Statewide
Job Postings
24th

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
23,810

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$8.41 - $10.77

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$8.93 - $11.52

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Caregiver / Personal Care Aide - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 3,718 job postings for the occupation of Caregiver / Personal Care Aide in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Caregiver / Personal Care Aide. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

What Caregiver / Personal Care Aide Do:

Assist the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities at the person's home or in a care facility. Duties performed at a place of residence may include keeping house making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes and preparing meals. May provide assistance at non-residential care facilities. May advise families, the elderly, convalescents, and persons with disabilities regarding such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and household activities.

Common Job Activities:

  • Administer bedside or personal care, such as ambulation or personal hygiene assistance.
  • Prepare and maintain records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor.
  • Perform healthcare-related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and medication, under the direction of registered nurses or physiotherapists.
  • Participate in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the client, to evaluate the client's needs and plan for continuing services.
  • Care for individuals or families during periods of incapacitation, family disruption, or convalescence, providing companionship, personal care, or help in adjusting to new lifestyles.
  • Plan, shop for, or prepare nutritious meals or assist families in planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals.
  • Transport clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.
  • Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes or dishes, or running errands.
  • Instruct or advise clients on issues such as household cleanliness, utilities, hygiene, nutrition, or infant care.
  • Provide clients with communication assistance, typing their correspondence or obtaining information for them.
  • Train family members to provide bedside care.

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