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What is Resident Care Aid?

Resident care assistants help residents of assisted living facilities, nursing homes, group homes and resident care facilities with their daily activities of daily living. They work under the supervision of nurses. They perform Activities of Daily Living which helps to feed and groom residents, clean their rooms and change and launder their linens.

May also be Resident Services Tech for CNA in Training

Where do Resident Care Aid's (RCA's) work? 

* Assisted Living Facilities
* Private Duty Home Care
* Resident Care Facilities
* Nursing Homes
* Group Homes
* Agencies

What does this job pay?  Average Salary $25K Year  -Approximately -   $12 HR / Pay $25,000 Yr to $18 Hr /$38,000 Yr -- See Link

Skills Required
Resident Care Aids are part of a health care team, requiring them to be able to communicate well and take directions. Resident care assisting requires physical strength to help lift patients and equipment and to work standing for long periods of time. Work with ill and elderly clients and their families requires patience, compassion and the desire to serve others.

Personal Care Aides—also called 'Caregivers' and 'Personal Attendants'You would help clients with self-care and daily activities. Personal care aides perform tasks that are similar to those of home health aides. However, personal care aides cannot provide any medical services, whereas home health aides may provide basic medical services.

Career Definition for a Resident Care Assistant

Resident care assistants help residents of nursing homes, assisted living and resident care facilities with their daily activities. They work under the supervision of nurses to feed and groom residents, clean their rooms and change and launder their linens. Resident care assistants interact with clients and their families throughout their days.

Direct support professionals also work with people who have developmental or intellectual disabilities. They may help create a behavior plan and teach self-care skills, such as doing laundry or cooking meals. They may also provide other personal assistance services.

 

 What Does A Resident Care Aide Do

Personal care aides help clients with self-care and everyday tasks. They also provide social supports and assistance that enable clients to participate in their communities.

Job Duties - Personal care aides typically do the following:
  • Care for and assist clients with cognitive impairments, such as Alzheimer’s or mental illness
  • Engage clients by talking to or playing games with them, or by taking them for walks
  • Help clients with hygiene-related tasks, such as bathing, brushing teeth, and going to the bathroom
  • Transfer clients to and from a bed or a wheelchair
  • Complete housekeeping tasks, such as changing bed linens, washing dishes, and cleaning living areas
  • Help prepare and plan meals
  • Assist with organizing a client’s schedule and schedule appointments
  • Arrange transportation to and from doctors’ offices or the store
  • Help clients pay bills or manage money
  • Shop for personal items and groceries
  • Assist clients in going to work and participating in their communities
 

Caregivers: Provide hands on care such as

ASSISTANCE with Activities of Daily Living
 

Assisting Skills

Skill 1 -  Hand Washing
Skill 2 - Enter a Residents Room
Skill 3 - Exit a Residents Room
Skill 4 - Brushing Teeth
Skill 5 - Denture & Oral Care
Skill 6 - Transfer  Wheelchair

House keeping / Laundry

  Skill 7 - Bed Making
Skill 8 - Upper ROM
Skill 9 - Lower ROM
Skill 10 - Hair and Nails
Skill 11 - Feeding
Skill 12 - Height & Weight
Skill 13 - Foot Care
Skill 14 - Ambulation
 
RCA Foundation Subjects -------------- 25 Hrs

Welcome to the World of Assisted Living
Introduction to Person-Centered Care in Assisted Living
Service Plans for ALF
Protecting Resident Rights in Assisted Living Facilities
Preventing Medical Errors in Senior Care Facilities
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders: Activities
Co-Morbidities in Dementia Care
Customer Service in Dining Rooms
Death with Dignity: Medical Aid-in-Dying and Death with Dignity Laws
Falls in Assisted Living
Adverse Incidents - Florida ALF
Florida Assisted Living Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders: Level I
Florida Assisted Living Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders: Level II
Adverse Incidents - Florida ALF
HIPA Overview for Assisted Living and Residential Care
HIV and AIDS - Regulations
Infection Control: The Basics Self-Paced

 
Med Tech ------------------------------------------- 5 Hrs
Assisting with Self-Administration of Medications: The Laws
Assisting with Self-Administration of Medications: Guidelines
Assisting with Self-Administration o
f Medications: Medication Orders
Assisting with Self-Administration of Medications: Procedure
Assisting with Self-Administration of Medications: The Basics
 
Clinical Skills Video Course - Online Training  ----10 Hrs

RCA Feeding Devices
RCA Daily Care Plan
RCA Shaving
RCA Bathroom
RCA Market
RCA Nutrition
RCA House Safety
RCA Laundry
RCA Hospice Care
RCA End of Life Care

 
Total Package HRs ---------------------------------------------40 Hrs.
 

Resident Care Aid (RCA)

Career Path

 
RCA Foundation Subjects -------------- 25 Hrs

Welcome to the World of Assisted Living
Introduction to Person-Centered Care in Assisted Living
Service Plans for ALF
Protecting Resident Rights in Assisted Living Facilities
Preventing Medical Errors in Senior Care Facilities
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders: Activities
Co-Morbidities in Dementia Care
Customer Service in Dining Rooms
Death with Dignity: Medical Aid-in-Dying and Death with Dignity Laws
Falls in Assisted Living
Adverse Incidents - Florida ALF
Florida Assisted Living Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders: Level I
Florida Assisted Living Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders: Level II
Adverse Incidents - Florida ALF
HIPA Overview for Assisted Living and Residential Care
HIV and AIDS - Regulations
Infection Control: The Basics Self-Paced

 
Med Tech ------------------------------------------- 5 Hrs
Assisting with Self-Administration of Medications: The Laws
Assisting with Self-Administration of Medications: Guidelines
Assisting with Self-Administration o
f Medications: Medication Orders
Assisting with Self-Administration of Medications: Procedure
Assisting with Self-Administration of Medications: The Basics

 
Clinical Skills Video Course - Online Training  ----10 Hrs

RCA Feeding Devices
RCA Daily Care Plan
RCA Shaving 
RCA Bathroom
RCA Market 
RCA Nutrition 
RCA House Safety 
RCA Laundry
RCA Hospice Care 
RCA End of Life Care

 
Total Package HRs ---------------------------------------------40 Hrs.
 

Career Path

1. Doctor  
2. Physician Assistant 
3. NP Nurse Practitioner 
4. BSN - Bachelors of Science Nursing 
5. RN - Registered Nurse
6. CNA Certified Nursing Assistant 
7. Medical Assistant
8. Resident Care Aid 
9. Home Health Aid

 

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