Does anyone know if personal care includes cutting hair?
No it doesn't neither does cutting fingernail, or toenails due to some conditions the client may have like diabetes. When it comes to cutting hair you have to have a licence caregiver. good luck to you.
It does not.
Yes it does. You are there to assist the needs of the client. Now this doesn't mean you are a trained hair stylist, but you can do basic upkeep and or learn to cut so your client does not look unkempt. Michael Hoyle
It can include whatever you arrange with your caregiver. :-)
No this is an additional service.
yes i would think so.
It does include hair, nails, whatever.
I do believe so because we working on toileting people cutting hair may be included.
Personal care tasks depends on if it's through an agency or private. Most agencies will NOT allow caregivers to cut hair or even cut nails with fingernail clippers. Private care is much more flexible due to the client being the employer and saying what the caregiver is permitted to do.
Absolutely NOT!! That is a liability for you.
I believe Personal care should not include cutting hair. That should be done by a professional hair stylist or barber. Unless of course, you hire someone who has experience in hair cutting and they are willing to do so. However, styling someones hair after a shower should be included in personal care, that always makes a client feel better. I hope this helps!
Yes, and nail trimming too. Most family's neglect their loved ones personal care.
No it does not. trimming bangs by request or cleaning up edges is different, but a full hair cut... leave that for a beautician or barber
Hi there. Personal care does not usually include cutting hair, as such is a specialized trade outside of caregiving. If needed a caregiver might be willing/able to handle a very simple trim. I hope this helps.
I don't believe personal care "includes" cutting hair. Perhaps, in your request for a caregiver, add that you're also looking for someone that has experience in cutting hair and that you are willing to pay extra for that service.
yes it can if requested or a drive to barber
That's depends on the family. Do the family want the care givers to cut the hair? and can the care giver preform this task. That's not part of their duties. To keep it clean yes.
No it does not. That is a specialty task.
I would say no. Washing and styling yes, but not a haircut. This is best left to the professionals unless it is something like a buzz-cut.
I would be very careful about that. As someone else mentioned you may need to be licensed by the state plus what is the liability if the client was accidently cut? Personally I wouldn't do it but would instead have the family or client take charge of that duty. Like hiring a professional to come to the house, etc.
Why wouldn't it?
sometimes you need to do it
No, personal care does not include cutting hair. Cutting hair professionally requires education and a license issued by your state. You can cut hair for free but not for money. So if you are not up to cutting someone's hair because you recognize your lack of skill you have a legal obligation to opt out.
no unless the care giver is a license barber
I doubt it. You might get lucky and get a hairdresser. She might do it for a price.
Only to take them to a professional to get it done not included in the service that is being provided.
No it does not. That is a specialty task. It only cost $10-$15 for a standard cut for someone's hair. Go to a hair school to get a discounted rate.
I have been caregiving for 15 years. I do not include haircuts in personal care. However, I do make arrangements for the barber to come to my clients homes, or I take them to the barber/salon.
No. Now if you desire that the service of hair grooming is included in the home services just make sure that you ask for these services.
I feel like it depends. I am not a barber so if a male were to want a buz cut i would.
If the Personal Care Attendant that's attending to your loved one has experience in cutting yes, but me personally i don't know how to cut hair and will not cut and mess up any one's loved one hair since i'm not experienced in cutting but i will recommend a barber or beautician to use.
Not usually...I certainly wouldn't want anyone who didn't know anything about cutting hair to cut my hair.
Personal care is bathing, dressing, and grooming. It does not include hair cutting. That is something you would need to discuss with your person care giver to see if they are willing to add that to their list of services, and if they are capable.
No, it typically does not unless you have a cosmetology license in the state where you work, and if its been discussed prior to your hiring.
Not necessarily, but I would if someone asked me to.
Yes it does!
I do cut hair on the side at home so I definitely would not be opposed to doing a clients.
PERSONAL CARE DOES NOT INCLUDE CUTTING HAIR.
Personal care does not include haircuts, however grooming the hair does (i.e.) shampoo, rollers, blow-dry does.
I WOULD NEVER CONSIDER CUTTING HAIR AS A PERSONAL CARE REQUIREMENT. SHAVING AND CUTTING NECKLINE IS PART OF GROOMING THOUGH AND WOULD BE ACCEPTABLE.
I have found even in most Rehab Centers/ Nursing Homes there are restrictions, it would have to be a mutual agreement with the client/client overseer and the caregiver. Normally a this would be left to a licensed barber or beautician and transport would be made available.
Well, IF they are QUALIFIED it would be up to them.
Personal care is a very diverse term. Anything can be considered personal, and therefore the caregiver and the care recipient need to set their terms right. I have had one of my clients demanding that lawn care is part of caregiving, while another requested to have her trash burnt in her backyard. Therefore, there are the basics that directly concern the physical care of the recipient - ambulation, hygiene, feeding, and meals as well as basic housekeeping (emphasis on basic). The physical state of the care recipient factors in as well. Anything beyond that should be negotiable and if agreed, charged at an extra cost. To answer your question, cutting hair is not considered as part of personal care. if the caregiver has the skill to do that, he or she can charge an extra fee or do it for free.
yes i do know i give an haircut
I would say not, unless you make arrangements ahead of time with the caregiver,
I don't believe so
I cut my clients hair and shave as needed...
As a fellow caregiver I would not consider haircutting as a part of a caregiver duties. Maybe as extra service if you are an experienced hair cutter.
Not normally but if agreed to and cutter is okay.
Not unless you are a professional hair stylist and want to add to your responsibilities.
Yes, I am interested in helping you with all personal care needed. Thanks so much for this opportunity. Sharon & Karen
I have cut or trimmed hair but you need a beautician to cut hair. CNA's are not licensed to cut hair.
I would say no. Depending on your licensing and certifications, you can actually be in violation of your states guidelines.If it is a private Family and you are there just as a "Friend" , they can ask you to do anything (within reason) and there is no issue with your assisting. :)
Not typically however if a client is unable to leave the home most local hairstylists will offer to come and do a haircut. If it is a shave or a trim just ask your caregiver, most will, however, it shouldn't be expected.
Yes it does.
When you are with an agency, the answer would be a hard no, unless you were a licensed cosmetologist and had written permission. However, working privately is much different and as long as everyone involved is onboard, you should be fine. It's wise to have the client or client's closest family member put it in writing that cutting hair can be on your list of personal care tasks.
If the care taker is a licensed barber or cosmetologist in some cases it maybe included depending on the client or an additional charge.
Not as a general rule. Unless you feel so inclined. Usually, the family makes the appointment. You may be responsible for taking them to the appointment or the family will.
Not typically. However, if the caregiver knows how to do it and wants to, they certainly may.
Personal care does not include cutting hair but I am very good at it. I have been cutting my husbands hair and my girls for as long as they were at home. I think it depends on the care giver you hire. Some are good at different things.
Yes, it can include shaving as well as hair cuts. FYI if you are not comfortable with doing it just tell the client how you feel. It is better to be safe than sorry.
I do not give haircuts
Yes and no. But, if the family needs you to cut their hair and they don't mind if it don't come out perfect. Me personally, I have in the pass because, I have done it on a women head before and, i did plenty curling women hair and it came out great. I only can tell you try and let the family know that you are going to do your best.
these people arent cerified to cut hair
Only if the client is requesting it. Other than that, no.
Hair grows back, but it is so different from trimming nails. I would always refer to a family member for an appointment with a hairdresser of barber. I grew up with 4 brothers and 4 sisters, and personally I would feel comfortable trimming a clients hair, with the family's and clients permission.
I can cut hair. Many years ago I went to school for it. If not comfortable with it maybe talk to the person who does your hair. Just make sure the client and POA will permit you to bring someone in to do it Some clients aren't very fussy about hair cuts.
Yes or no it depends upon the caregiver if she or he knows how to do hair cut. I would do it.
Hello there, I would say yes, grooming activities would involve cutting hair, I feel it also involves any activities that help a person feel good about themselves, helps maintain their dignity, and allows them to feel great about their personal hygiene and clothing choices. Who doesn't feel better after a shower and in clean clothes!
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why not, it is personal
I don't know the official answer to the question. But I'm a caregiver and I happen to be good at cutting my own hair. I'd be open to including it as part of personal care, as long as its simple haircutting.
It wouldn't be a issue with me due to I was a former Cosmetologist. I have not lost the skill of cutting hair.
If the caregiver is also a licensed professional stylist I would say they may if you choose.
NO PERSONAL CARE, MEANS WASHING FACE, DOING MAKE UP, BRUSHING TEETH, CHANGING CLOTHES, GETTING READY TO START THE DAY.
I am not sure, but if I was ask to cut a clients hair I would as long as it did cause any problems with the family. I would confirm with them first and then I would search on Care.com to make sure it was not breaking any of the rules that would cause me to not be able to use care.com again.
I would say only if the person providing care is comfortable with that. Ive never been trained to cut hair so I would feel uneasy cutting someone else hair as I wouldn't want to mess it up.
Well it certainly would depend on the extent of cutting. Only someone who has experience should attempt it. Personal to my knowledge means helping the client with washing, brushing teeth and making sure they have clean clothes
No it does not include cutting hair, but you can always ask your PCA. I would not know where to begin to cut hair, but my niece is an RN who cuts hair on the side.
Only is you're good at cutting hair!
No Cutting Hair is not allowed,just like cutting toe nails nor finger nails are not included in personal care coming hair is included,but not cutting.
Personal care does not include cutting hair.It does include combing hair.Unless you have your licesen to do that particular job
I believe Caregiver don't cut hair and nails for many reasons and some of them is about client health and Caregiver safety.
sure it can, only if the care giver is experienced with hair cutting.
Personal care includes taking care of the person's needs that they can't do for themselves. So, with that being said, Yes, personal care includes cutting hair or washing and styling it as part of the person's care. Please keep in mind not everyone knows how to cut hair and if that's the case then hiring a professional or taking the person to a local hair stylist would be best.
Yes personal care may including grooming/snipping of the hair. I think it depends on if the client and the caregiver are comfortable doin so.
Not every one can do the cutting hair. First of all of care giver is willing to cut hair of beard yes this is part of her job including care. Hair for head depending on family allowed and depending on care giver she/him is comfortable and the situation of clients? but this is not the part of care giver job to cut hair of head.
I would define hair care as shampoo and conditioner blow-dry and possible curling. I would not consider a hair cut as personal care. I think its best leaving the hair cutting to a professional unless the caregiver used to cut hair.
It does not however being an elder caregiver for many years have found being able to cut hair is needed and took a one day course (in haircutting basics) so that I can cut my clients hair that are unable, for different reasons, to get to a stylist or haircutter. Hope this helped you!
Washing hair or styling hair would be grooming. Cutting hair I do not believe would fall under this catorgory. I myself have cut hair many times with the families permission or as requested by the family. Janet Fulvi
I have abilities to cut men hair and some4e female cuts.
It usually isn't, but it would be pretty easy to find a caregiver who would do this. The final haircut result might be a bit iffy if that's not a caregiver talent, however.
For cutting hair need SKILLS as hair styles and is separe personal service.
If you are experienced in hair cutting, Id say Indeed! If not, I would ask that someone be bought in to cut hair and research hair stylists in the area who are willing to come into the home.
No. But if you have the talent and the client is informed if you are not a licensed stylist, then it is kay to assist.
No that would be to leave to a professional groomer
Yes it dose
I think it up to the care taker. I suggest you ask
no it doesn't, grooming is.
I would have to say no. I have been a licensed California vocational nurse since 1986 and have never even been asked that question. However it could be done. Short hairstyles would be easy to trim I would say.
No it does not.
I could bring them to the hair salon
Personal care doesn't includes cutting hair.
Personal care does not usually include cutting hair. It includes bathing, brushing teeth, dressing, toileting and things like that. It does not usually include cutting hair but if you know how to cut hair and they want you to then why not. :)
It can I have done it for my patients when they have asked for a trim. But as we are not professionals giving a full cut and style I dont recommend.
Yes. Hair cutting can be included in personal care, if provider is comfortable with this service.
I currently have a male client. I give him a shave 1-2 times per week. I currently has a barber who comes in ever so often to cut his hair. If the barber is ever unable to come in, I would feel comfortable is giving him a haircut as long as there is an agreement among him, his family and me that's its OK to do so.Also, I have cut the hair of past clients before also, with their consent.
Hi there! In my experiences it depends on what the family and the client wants/needs. If you prefer your loved one to get their hair cut/colored by a professional outside of the home then that can be specified as an appointment to your caregiver. Best of Luck!
It can if the customer doesn't want to get hair cut at a hair salon. It also depends on the depth of cutting needed and if the customer is happy with that kind of help.
Depends. I have done very simple clipper cuts on men. I might do a trim on bangs or long hair for women. Usually, I would just judge whether or not the person was going to get a haircut with it. If you ask around there are wonderful beauticians who will come into the home and do it properly.
yes I thinks so your there personal care caregiver and if they trust you in cutting there hair go for it.