The Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Program is an independent living program funded through MassHealth. It allows a client of any age who meets the MassHealth guideline of frailty to hire their own personal care attendants.What does a personal care attendant do?
Personal care attendants are aides who work in hospitals or a client's home. They must have compassion, patience, and a good sense of awareness. ... Personal care attendants are also known as personal and home care aides, companions and caregivers.What are the duties of a personal care attendant?
Personal care aides generally are responsible for light cleaning, cooking, running errands, and doing laundry, as well as assisting clients with bathing, showering, grooming, and other personal hygiene tasks. They also engage clients in activities like reading, talking, and playing games.