A home care aide helps clients and families with activities of daily living. This includes dressing, ambulation, bathing, meals, elimination and self-administered medicine reminders. They provide non-medical care and services to clients in keeping with the plan of care.

As a Home Care Aide, your primary duty will be providing clients with a strong sense of self-esteem and freedom. Consequently, in your resume, give information about your genuine interest in the well-being of clients to create a right sense of companionship.

The following resume sample along with this Home Care Aide Cover Letter will help you write a cover letter which will meet the employer’s specific needs. Besides, this template is also useful for the following relevant job titles:

• Patient Service Associate
• Resident / Patient / Psychiatric / Long Term Care Aide
• Hospital Attendant
• Emergency Medical Responder
• Orderly
• Personal Care Attendant


Home Care Aide Resume Sample



69 E. 52 Example Street – Granite Bay, CA 62587
Res: (000) 999-1011 | Cellular: (000) 999-1201 | Email:


Bringing track record of providing quality companionship and care to clients.

Performance Summary: Compassionate and tolerant Home Care Aide with 3-plus-year proven track record of providing companionship and personal care to clients and assist them in adjusting to new lifestyles. Able to react quickly in emergency situations with sound judgment. Known for treating clients, coworkers and the families with courtesy and respect. Demonstrated ability to maintain a safe working environment for self and clients. A reliabe and energetic individual who is expert in light housekeeping duties. Works effectively without supervision. Bilingual: English and Spanish.


• Meal preparation and house cleaning• Observe/report changes in client condition
• Bathing, toileting, dressing assistance• Principles of infection control
• Use equipment in a safe manner• Ensure privacy of clients
• Follow care plans• Handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Client’s transportation• Medication administration

• Wrote client’s condition report which was described as “timely and well researched”
• Awarded substantial pay bonus for treating difficult clients
• Successfully completed the Home Care Aide training course designed for full-time staff


The HomeCare Source – Granite Bay, CA | Sep 2014 – Present
Home Care Aide
• Care for client during periods of family disruption and illness recovery
• Manage bedside care plans and assist clients in personal hygiene, toileting and ambulation
• Perform light housekeeping tasks like cooking, cleaning, washing and errands
• Instruct and inform clients on health care issues regarding hygiene and nutrition

Right Caregivers – Granite Bay, CA | Sep 2010 – Dec 2011
Home Care Aide / Companion
• Prepared and maintained records of client development
• Reported any variation in client’s physical or mental health to care manager
• Assisted clients in transportation using a car
• Provided clients with communication support


Diploma: ABC HIGH SCHOOL, Granite Bay, CA – 2009

Certifications: HHA, First Aid, CPR

Current driver’s license with clean driving record