care at home worker


Care at home workers provide domiciliary services to vulnerable adults including frail elderly or disabled people who are living with physical impairment or convalescing. They aim to improve their lives in the community and assure patients can live safely and independently in their own home.

Alternative label

  • homecare assistant

  • home care worker

  • living at home support worker

  • independent living support worker

  • domiciliary care worker

  • domiciliary home care worker

  • community home care worker

  • care worker (homecare)

  • home care assistant

  • domiciliary homecare worker

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


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