The course runs May 9 through May 27, 2022. Classes are Monday through Friday from 9:00am until 2:00pm. There is NO COST to you for the training program! However, you will be required to work at least 600 hours (paid) after completing the training course.
Benefits of Being a Certified Home Health Aide
Home health aide skills will always be needed. The aging population is only getting bigger, which means job security is high. By the year 2030, there is expected to be 72.1 million persons aged 65 or older. Most will find it more comfortable and affordable to remain living in their own homes as long as possible. As a result, the need for qualified home health care professionals will also be on the rise. Now is a great time for those interested in getting into the field!
What to Expect from the Training
Understand the role of the home health aide as a member of the home care team
How to assist clients and their caregivers in creating and maintaining a safe home environment.
Develop skills that will contribute towards a client’s physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs.
Learn respectful ethical and confidential communication skills when providing personal care to clients.
Develop skills to assist clients in safely moving around their home.
Understand how to communicate with client’s with mental health challenges and/or dementia.
Expectations of Program Participants
To be accepted into the program, you must:
Have your own vehicle, a current driver’s license, and be listed as an insured driver on the insurance policy
Read, write, and speak English fluently
Have two positive business references
Pass a Criminal Background check
Have a Physical done by your own M.D. and Drug screen exam (company paid)
Have a negative result on two-step Mantoux test or a negative chest x-ray
Commit to work 20 hours of work a week (minimum) 37.5 hours per week (maximum)
Ability to lift and/or move 50-100 pounds, perform patient transfers and climb stairs frequently without restrictions
To continue on with the program it is expected that you:
Arrive on time
Have excellent attendance
Present a neat and professional appearance
Participate actively in class and discussions
You will graduate with a Home Health Aide Certification
To learn more about this program and/or other opportunities with All Care, please contact Nichole Morrill in Human Resources at NMorrill@allcare.org or call 781-244-1110.