C$13.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Home Care Assistant is C$13.00 per hour.

C$12.00 - C$15.26
C$13
MEDIAN: C$13.00
50%

Job Description for Home Care Assistant

Home care assistants offer help and care for individuals who require assistance or supervision within their respective homes. This job is usually dedicated to elderly clients and those who have some physical or mental limitation which inhibits their ability to care for themselves. Home care assistants generally perform routine household care work and monitor the health of patients, and may also prepare meals, ensure that medication is taken, and assist with bathroom and personal hygiene matters.

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Home Care Assistant Tasks

  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.

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Key Stats for Home Care Assistant

Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 67%