# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781491955

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify professional dress, personal hygiene, and other necessary traits of a home health aide.


Identification should include
  • standards of professional dress as specified by employer (i.e., agency)
  • standards of personal hygiene and grooming
  • personal characteristics (e.g., honesty, tact, integrity, punctuality and dependability, empathy, respect, confidentiality)
  • professional behavior.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is professional dress important to a home health aide?
  • What is the most important personal characteristic of a home health aide?
  • Why is personal hygiene important to a home health aide?
  • Why should a home health aide continue his/her education?
  • Why should a home health aide belong to a professional organization? Which should he/she seek to join?
  • What are some methods of helping a client maintain dignity?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

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Home Health Aide