Care Professional assists aging man in vestibule

Honor Care Pro Job Description

Honor Care Pros provide non-medical services and assistance to Clients who, because of advanced age and/or physical disabilities, cannot perform these tasks.

Tasks include but are not limited to assisting clients with:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Feeding
  • Exercising
  • Personal hygiene
  • Grooming
  • Transferring
  • Ambulating
  • Positioning
  • Toileting and incontinence care
  • Assisting with self-administered medication
  • Housekeeping
  • Meal planning and prep
  • Laundry
  • Transportation
  • Shopping
  • Companionship

The physical requirements of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting an adult from a lying position to a sitting position by lifting the adult safely
  • Assisting an adult who can bear some weight on their legs from a sitting position to a standing position by lifting safely and using
    proper body mechanics
  • Assisting an adult who can bear some weight on their legs from a standing to a sitting position by guiding them down and using proper body mechanics
  • Assisting an adult with reduced mobility in ambulating and transferring, including bearing some weight of the adult on the Care Pro’s arms or shoulders
  • Lifting a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Safely rolling and repositioning a prone adult from back to side and side to back
  • Lifting a wheelchair into a car or trunk
  • Pushing a wheelchair with an adult across uneven surfaces
  • Carrying objects, including small household appliances
  • Adjusting furniture and positioning where necessary to provide care
  • Working with clients in and around beds, including making beds

Frequent gestures involved in the job include but are not limited to:

  • Simple Grasping (both hands)
  • Power Grasping (both hands)
  • Fine Manipulation (both hands)
  • Pushing & Pulling (both hands)
  • Reaching (above shoulder level)
  • Reaching (below shoulder level)
  • Keyboarding on a phone with both hands
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Lifting
  • Bearing another adult’s weight on shoulders and arms
  • Standing
  • Bending (neck and waist)
  • Squatting
  • Climbing
  • Kneeling
  • Crawling
  • Twisting (neck and waist)