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a worker who is an assistant to another.
home health aide a paraprofessional worker with specified training and certification to provide unskilled home health care under the direction of a registered nurse.


(ad) [Fr. aide, helper]
1. Assistant.
2. A nurse's aide or nursing assistant.

certified medication aide

Abbreviation: CMA
An unlicensed health care worker who can administer oral and topical medications in long-term or chronic care facilities after successfully completing a state-approved medication administration course.
Synonym: certified medication technician

physical therapy aide

A person trained by a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant to provide clinical support services in physical therapy for tasks that do not require clinical decision making or problem solving in patient care. Physical therapy aides should function with continuous on-site supervision.
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With any situation involving gifts, aides and general officers should consult with the ethics advisor and supervisor for approval of a proposed disposition.
Two of the aides, Schwartz and Schwinder, were caring for family members, which is also not Medicaid-reimbursable.
Duties: Enlisted aide duties vary according to the general officer each works for.
Aides to other Diet members are noted for doing the heavy lifting for their bosses, such as fund-raising and lobbying.
The NEC, as a presidential aide puts it, is "supposed" to be the chief economic policy coordinating body for the entire administration.
I do indeed feel fortunate to have a full-time aide with me in my kindergarten class.
Since I teach classes in the second, third, and fourth periods, I have two office aides come in for the first period and a single aide in for the second, third, fourth, and sixth periods.
After a few minutes of the foundrymen presenting their side of the ergonomics issue to Feingold's aide, Feingold was able to join the meeting.
Cooperative Home Care Associates (CHCA) is a 14-year-old worker-owned home healthcare agency employing more than 400 African-American and Latina women as home care aides in the Bronx and Harlem sections of New York City.
In 1993 three Oklahoma congressmen announced that they would not knowingly hire gays or lesbians as aides.
New Report Details Conditions of Hawaii's Home Care Aides
Des aides d'une valeur de plus de 125 mille dinars sont octroyees au profit des familles necessiteuses, des familles des martyrs de la revolution et des actes terroristes, dans le gouvernorat de Kebili, pendant le mois de ramadan, a indique Mohamed Jelidi du comite regional de solidarite sociale.