We Are IH: Health care assistants are the heart of health care

October 13, 2022
Two health care assistants: Estelle Hovanes (left) and Denise Blackburn.

Health care assistants (HCAs) make a tremendous difference in our lives. HCAs may have many different job titles, including:

  • Community Health Worker
  • Residential Care Aide
  • Home Support Worker
  • Long-Term Care Aide
  • Home Health Aide
  • Continuing Care Assistant
  • Personal Care Aide

The one thing all HCAs have in common is that they provide frontline personal care and assistance services to vulnerable patients, clients and residents.

Meet two of our HCAs at Interior Health.


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