ERIC Number: ED033244
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Recommendations for Homemaker/Home Health Aide Training and Services. Public Health Service Publication Number 1891.
Community Health Service (DHEW/PHS), Arlington, VA. Div. of Health Resources.
These guidelines relate to the recruitment, selection, training, and utilization of homemaker/home health aides. Some of the major tenets which the document develops are: (1) adequate leadership and financial support, (2) broad definition of the role based on an ongoing assessment of family health and social needs, (3) identification of a sufficiently large pool of potential trainees and workers, (4) elimination of barriers of age, income, and education, (5) effective medical evaluation and selection interviewing, (6) selection of faculty representing a comprehensive health team, (7) utilization of classroom and field experience in the training program, (8) provision for remedial education, (9) on-going training, (10) continuous availability of professional supervision, (11) involvement of the aide as a full staff member, (12) curriculum standardization, and (13) exploration of the health career potential of the aide. (JK)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Attendants, Community Health Services, Guidelines, Inservice Education, Occupational Mobility, Personnel Selection, Staff Utilization, Vocational Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (FS2.2:H75/14, $.25)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Community Health Service (DHEW/PHS), Arlington, VA. Div. of Health Resources.