Personal Care Services

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Let our personal care assistant help you

Seniors can get the best personal care services from Tahara Health. Our personal care assistants are kind, well-trained, and ready to help with daily tasks and needs. We try to make the lives of the people we care for easier and more pleasant.


What is PCA (Personal Care Assistant) Care?

One of the most important things that seniors who want to live on their own need is someone to help them with their daily tasks. Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) enable older individuals to have their needs covered while remaining in the comfort of their own homes.

A personal care assistant (PCA) is educated to provide a variety of services to people in their own homes. People with physical or mental disabilities or the elderly who need help with certain daily tasks often use Personal Care Assistant (PCA) services.

Some PCA services are the same as those offered by home health aides (HHAs) or nursing assistants. In-home employees, for example, assist clients with washing, dressing, and grooming. But only people with state-issued licenses and certificates, like certified nursing assistants or licensed practical nurses, are allowed to provide basic nursing services.

Personal Care Assistants (PCAs), on the other hand, are very helpful to people who used to take care of themselves and handle basic living tasks on their own but now need help from someone else. Skilled and caring Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) have a way of getting to know the people who need their help and earning their trust.

Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) Provided Services

As part of an approved care plan for a client, a personal care assistant (PCA) helps with personal care tasks. PCAs assist clients by doing the following:

  • Assist them with washing, clothing, and grooming to maintain their personal hygiene.
  • Take care of toileting and incontinence.
  • Transferring from the bed to a chair, among other places
  • Assisting people who have difficulties feeding themselves

A PCA assists with domestic responsibilities in addition to providing personal care. By letting someone else take care of these tasks, clients can be sure that important housekeeping tasks won’t be forgotten. A PCA can aid in this regard by:

  • Cleaning the dishes
  • Doing laundry
  • Vacuuming and sweeping
  • Dusting
  • Making beds
  • Cooking meals
  • Shopping for groceries
  • Taking care of animals
  • When necessary, running errands

Above all, personal care assistants (PCAs) give their clients the company they need to feel good about themselves and keep their dignity. Family members may not be able to help or visit a loved one, especially if they are busy raising a family or don’t live in the same place.

Personal Care Assistants (PCAs), on the other hand, are on call 24 hours a day to:

  • Take the client to medical appointments.
  • Assist the client in exercising in accordance with a doctor’s orders.
  • Play games and assist customers with their interests.
  • Assist clients in sticking to their diet.
  • Clients should be directed to
  • Hold meaningful discussions with clients

PCAs may spend more time with older people than with their clients’ family members in some cases.  As a result, it seems reasonable that worried family members would want to speak with PCAs to find out how their loved one is doing.

Payment for Personal Care Services

Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) may sometimes work as independent contractors, which means that the worker is in charge of his or her own taxes. When a family or an individual hires a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) for private duty, they are considered a private employer and are responsible for the worker’s Social Security, unemployment, and payroll taxes.

Personal care assistants (PCAs) are often hired by home care organizations, which take care of payroll taxes and other issues related to employment.

People who pay out of pocket for personal care assistant (PCA) services may also be eligible for programs run by local and state social service organizations. People who are eligible for medical help, for example, can get personal care services through a waiver services program.

Social service organizations also offer alternative care programs. These programs help people who need skilled nursing care but would rather stay in their own homes than move to an assisted living facility or nursing home.

Emotional Support Provided by Personal Care Assistants (PCAs)

Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) give clients and their families emotional support that is just as important as personal care services. Many people, whether they are older adults or adults with disabilities, find it simpler to handle everyday routines and enhance their quality of life when they have someone they can trust.


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Tahara Health offers home care and home health care services, in the comfort of your own home. Our primary mission is to provide compassionate, high-quality, and innovative services while encouraging independence and improvement of overall well-being.

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Our specialist works closely with you, your physician and family to improve care coordination and communication throughout the entire process.


We closely monitor your care plan to ensure that we catch and care for any emerging issues before they become emergencies.

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When you choose Tahara Health, you can rest assured that your everyday needs will be handled by our trustworthy, committed, honest and competent caregivers.


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As a fully insured and licensed medical home health care agency, our services are supervised by licensed nurses on a regular basis in order to best meet changing needs.

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Our caregivers will always take the time to guide you through our entire process and documentation, making sure you understand every step and ease your mind.


Most Popular Questions

You will find most answers here, but if your questions have not been answered, please call Tahara Health at any moment at 1-888-824-2725.


Yes, we can train and employ your family to provide care for you in your home. 


No, they can have a permanent resident or even have a work authorization to be employed by TAHARA HEALTH.

TAHARA HEALTH accepts all four (4) Managed Care Organizations (MCO). They are Keystone First CHC, AmeriHealth Caritas, UPMC, and PA Health & Wellness.


Unfortunately, Medicare does not cover Home Care (Non-Clinical) services at this time.


Yes. We are here for you 24 hours and 7 days of the week to address any concerns you have. We have dedicated staff to always answer your questions.

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