Caregiver Job Description

Caregiver WI What Does A Personal Care Worker Do

Who Does a Personal Care Worker Work With?

Typically a caregiver works with the Care Team or an RN Supervisor to fulfill the tasks on a care plan specifically designed to meet the client's needs.

What does a PCW do?

An easy-to-read and understandable care plan specifically drafted for each client guides the PCW on how to perform cares.

The PCW performs client/patient care activities and related supportive services in caring for the personal needs, safety and comfort of the client/patient as assigned. They also may assist in providing a physical, social, and psychological environment that will allow the client/patient to achieve the highest level of functioning in their home.

Caregiver WI Respite Care Services


  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Completed a training program that provides the individual with the skills required to perform personal care services
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English and the ability to follow orders.
  • Ability to perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Ability to provide covered PCW services according to the client/patient’s care plan
  • Responds appropriately to client’s needs
  • Reports changes in the client’s condition to the supervising RN
  • Is not a consumer of Personal Care
  • Meet all health requirements and be cleared of criminal background check imposed by law
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have a valid Alien work permit from the immigration office
  • Preferred some experience with home healthcare and Long-term care
  • Ability to comprehend applicable federal and state regulations

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