5 Steps for Medical Self-Advocacy

October 20, 2021By Best CareAdult Home Care, PCA Caregivers

Written by Dawn Sheldon, MSN, RN and Qualified Professional You are your own best advocate. When you’re questioning the current state of your health, or the therapies you’re receiving, it’s important that you advocate for yourself—in other words, stand up for yourself.  It’s important to verbalize how you are feeling and openly share your concerns with… Continue Reading 5 Steps for Medical Self-Advocacy

Can Personal Care Assistants Administer Medication?

March 26, 2021By Best CarePCA Caregivers

We’re often asked: “What do personal care assistants do?” The answer depends on the needs of the recipient of care! A PCA can help with anything from basic hygiene and grooming to non-medical home care services, such as buying groceries, helping with meal planning, or assisting with transport.  The majority of a PCA’s tasks are… Continue Reading Can Personal Care Assistants Administer Medication?