# CTE Resource Center - Career Planning Guide - Personal and Home Care Aide

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Personal and Home Care Aide

Assist elderly or disabled adults with daily living activities at the person's home or in a daytime nonresidential facility. Duties performed at a place of residence may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals. May provide meals and supervised activities at nonresidential care facilities. May advise families, the elderly, and disabled on such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and household utilities.

    Postsecondary Preparations

  • Associate degree
  • On-the-job training
  • Technical training