home health aide

noun

: a trained and certified health-care worker who provides assistance to a patient in the home with personal care (as hygiene and exercise) and light household duties (as meal preparation) and who monitors the patient's condition
abbreviation HHA

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“Home health aide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/home%20health%20aide. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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