Hello everyone, thank you for stopping by our Caregiver Profile! Every month, we will highlight some of our outstanding employees. You’ll learn a little bit about our caregivers, the in home care services we provide, and what makes Pennsylvania Agency of Nurses so special (spoiler alert: it’s the people!).
Name: Aboubacar A.
Where are you from? Burkina Faso
Qualifications? Home Health Assistant, but in school for Nursing
Home Health Assistants (HHAs) are individuals who work under the supervision of a nurse. They provide compassionate care and play a key role in the lives of the client. CNAs and HHAs maintain client safety, and provide comfort, privacy and dignity to clients in the delivery of their care. Let's hear from Aboubacar!
Recent recognition: June 2018 Employee of the Month
What year did you start your career in home care? 2016
What is it about your job that inspires you?
My inspiration comes from my patients/clients. I just try to do my best in helping them with their basic needs. Their gratefulness makes me want to do more. The smile and joy that comes from clients makes me want to go the extra mile and provide excellent service.
Share a favorite memory from home care?
One day I had the opportunity to celebrate my client’s birthday with him and his family. It was a very happy day.
What is the most CHALLENGING part of your job?
It is always difficult when you lose a client after so many years of caring for them. Seeing a client at the hospital is always tough for the staff and family.
Why should families consider PAN?
PAN is the full package! They provide the best service to their clients.