Personal Care and Support Services


Providence In-Home Care provides a range of nursing, personal care and support services. The following chart outlines the specific tasks that our nurses and caregivers perform.

For your convenience, we have noted tasks that are performed by the following skilled and non-skilled home care professionals.

GNA – Geriatric Nursing Aide
CNA -Certified Nursing Aide
HHA -Home Health Aide
MT – Medication Technician
LPN -Nurse Practical Nurse
RN -Registered Nurse

Contact Providence In-Home Care to learn more about our Personal Care and Support Services.


Home, Nursing & Respite Care

Personal Care

  • Assist with bed/sponge bath, tub bath or shower
  • Shampoo hair as needed
  • Brush/combo/or braid hair
  • Oral care/brush teeth or dentures
  • Assist with wearing make-up
  • Clean and file nails
  • Provide skin care with non-medicated lotions
  • Take and record vital signsRemind patient to take medication
    (Medication must be set-up and dispensed by RN or family)


  • Assist to the bathroom
  • Assist to the bedside commode
  • Assist with urinal and bedpan
  • Provide incontinence care
  • Empty colostomy/catheter bag
    (No other colostomy/catheter assistance will be given by unlicensed staff.)


  • Prepare and set up healthy meals/snacks
  • Assist with feeding as needed
  • Encourage fluids
  • Ensure doctor’s orders on food and/or fluid restrictions are followed


  • Assist with walking (ambulatory)
  • Reposition bed bound client
  • Transfer to/from bed or chair (wheelchair)
  • Assist with range of motion exercises

Support Services

  • Wash and fold client’s laundry
  • Clean kitchen & dishes
  • Take out trash
  • Keep client’s bathroom clean
  • Keep client’s bedroom and beddings clean
  • Clean client’s living area


  • Walk with client
  • Help with shopping/run errands
  • Accompany to appointment
  • Provide transportation
    (Transportation is arranged with the client’s family.)

Skilled Nursing Tasks
(Licensed/Certified Staff)

  • Administering meds (GNA or CNA with MT)
  • Giving injection (RN/LPN)
  • Dressing wounds (RN/LPN)
  • G-Tube Feeding (RN/LPN)
  • Colostomy Care (RN/LPN)
  • Catheter Care (RN/LPN)