HCA is Philadelphia's only worker-owned cooperative home health care agency.
At Home Care Associates, we believe that quality jobs mean quality care. We provide trained, reliable home health care aides specifically chosen to meet your needs.
Our industry leading recruitment and training program produces caring and qualified home care aides. Our commitment to our employees instills a feeling of job security and investment in the company that has proven to translate into higher quality care. New employees undergo a month of extensive training. The program helps our trainees develop a full range of clinical, communication and problem solving skills. A specialized curriculum on aging and care of the elderly is included.
HCA is committed to helping you or your loved one remain independent. We provide a wide range of care and assistance designed to grow and adapt as your needs change over time. HCA aides are trained and able to help you with all of your home health care needs. Our aides are trained to provide high quality care, whether it is related to your health and medical needs or to assist you with other daily tasks.
Home Care Associates offers medical services, including checking temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure. We offer guidance and assistance with taking medications. We will also communicate with your other health care providers to ensure that you receive the proper care.
Our aides and attendant are trained to provide for a wide variety of personal care needs. HCA aides and attendants are trained to assist with rehabilitative care and to compassionately provide assistance with bathing, toileting, grooming and dressing.
We also provide a host of household chores. Let Home Care Associates help you relieve a little of the burden of everyday life. Some of our more popular offerings include assisting with meal preparation, running errands and other concierge services. We also offer companionship and travel to doctors appointments. Our aides will also perform light housekeeping to help provide a higher quality of living.
We offer a free consultation to help determine how we can best help you and to ensure that you are matched with the appropriate home care aide.
Top news stories affecting the home health care industry.
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HCA Celebrates 20 Years of Operation With Hugs.
Home Care Associates, a Philadelphia company which provides in-home care for more than 500 people each year celebrated 20 years of operation today with a group hug for its hardworking staffers.
Home Care Associates recognized its more than 250 home care aides today at the Shops at Liberty Place with citations from the City of Philadelphia and the governor of Pennsylvania, and with a hug to say “job well done.”
Minimum wage and overtime victory for home care workers!
After almost 40 years of exclusion, home care workers will finally be covered by the same federal labor protections that apply to almost every other worker in the nation.Read more about the minimum wage victory.
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