CAREER
CLUSTER
BRIEF

CHILD AND ADULT CARE

CAREER AREA - HEALTH SCIENCES



Work Performed

Work activities in this group are primarily concerned with the physical needs and welfare of others. Workers assist professionals in treating the sick or injured. They care for the elderly, the very young, or the disabled. Frequently, they help people do the things they cannot do for themselves.

Worker Requirements
Patience and sympathy for the problems of others; the ability to relate to people; stability under pressure; attentiveness and the ability to pay attention to detail; clean personal habits; freedom from communicable diseases; and some degree of manual and finger dexterity and motor coordination.


Sample Occupations


Sample Occupations
Child-Care Worker (Babysitter) Psychiatric Aide
Companion/Personal Attendant Physical Therapy Aide
Infant Nurse Physical Therapy Assistant
General Houseworker Child Care Worker
Homemaker/Home Health aide Occupational Therapy Assistant
Nursing Aide Occupational Therapy Aide


Related Clusters


Related MPC Departments

Attendant Services Child Development
Animal Care
Nursing and Other Allied Health Services
Therapeutic Work