Personal care attendants may also be known as personal care aides or personal care assistants (PCA). These professionals help people living with physical or mental disabilities perform day-to-day activities and lead normal lives.What is a PCA job?
Physical Strength. Being a PCA is a demanding job and caregivers must possess a formidable level of physical strength and ability in order to succeed. They are often required to move patients, assist them into and out of wheelchairs or bed, help them into the bathtub or into a car, or pick a client up after a fall.