How To Hire, Fire, and Maintain a PCA Personal Care Assistant

Knowing where to start when determining how to hire a PCA personal care assistant can a tough decision. Which is why Chris has created an entire video course which covers how to hire and maintain a PCA, as well as answer many other common questions.

The entire video course is CLICK HERE

  • What is a PCA Personal Care Assistant
  • Other names for PCA
  • What PCA is not
  • What pca is
  • Qualities of good / bad PCA
  • Data about disability
  • Talk with your family about a PCA
  • Figure out what the PCA will do
  • What can a certified PCA do
  • What can a certified PCA not do
  • Illinois DHS process
  • Talk with your family about a PCA
  • What if you are recently disabled, resources getting help
  • Making a document about your needs
  • Figuring out when you need help
  • Figuring out how much to pay
  • Where to advertise
  • The interview process
  • Things to look out for
  • How to train PCA
  • Scheduling / call off / sudden quit
  • Basic maintain tips
  • What if the person is not working
  • “If you are disabled, it is probably not your fault, but it is no good blaming the world or expecting it to take pity on you. One has to have a positive attitude and must make the best of the situation that one finds oneself in; if one is physically disabled, one cannot afford to be psychologically disabled as well."
  • Braun was born and raised in Winamac, Indiana. When he was six years old, doctors diagnosed him with muscular dystrophy. At the age of 15, he created a motorized wagon with his father to help him get around. Five years later, Braun created a motorized scooter, which he called the Tri-Wheeler, using various parts from his cousin’s farm.
  • Marlee lost much of her hearing at the age of eighteen months. That did not stop her from acting in a children's theater company at age seven; she was Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz." Her deafness never held her back. As an adult she said it so eloquently: "I have always resisted putting limitations on myself, both professionally and personally."