Home Health Aides
A Home Health Aide (HHA) is a trained and certified health-care worker who helps people with disabilities, chronic illnesses, or cognitive impairment, with daily living activities such as; hygiene, ROM/exercise, light housekeeping and laundry duties, ambulating (walking) transferring to and from wheelchairs, meal preparation and transportation, such as to and from a healthcare appointment. Home Health Aides (HHA) also monitor patient’s physical and/or mental condition under the direction of a nurse or other healthcare practitioner.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of home health aides and personal care aides is projected to grow 41 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the baby-boom population ages and the elderly population grows, the demand for the services of home health aides and personal care aides will continue to increase.
About the Course
This is a 75 hour program that includes Lecture, Laboratory and Supervised Skills Training. After successful completion of the program students will be be prepared to gain employment in the home health field.
The Home Health Aide Program can be combined with the Certified Nurse Aide Program (recommended) or as a single course that prepares you for a career as a Home Health Aide.
The Home Health Aide ﬁeld is expected to grow by 100% over the next few years. A home health aide certiﬁcation will always keep you in the healthcare market and employed. It is for this reason why many people are considering becoming a home health aide. Training is required but is not hard. It is mostly common sense. If you love taking care of people in their home, then you will love being a home health aide!
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