Career Programs > Home Health Aide


This program is designed to prepare students for employment as a home attendant, or home health aide (SOC Code 31-1011) or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. The content includes, but is not limited to, instruction in those supportive services that are required to provide and maintain bodily and emotional comfort and to assist the patient toward independent living in a safe environment, as stated in Rules of the Department of Health ‑ Minimum Standards for Home Health Agencies.

Additional content areas to be included are: legal and ethical responsibilities; communication skills; basic human needs; a safe, clean, and healthy home environment; the developmental process; nutritional needs; emergency care; personal care; special care and rehabilitation needs of the client; household management; record‑keeping; pet facilitated therapy; and employability skills.

    Next Start Date: TBD

    Information Sheet (Coming Soon)

    Curriculum FrameworkPDF (11 pages)

    Rack Brochure(2 pages)

    Courses

    Basic Healthcare Worker (90 Hours)
    Home Health Aide (75 hours)

    Contact: Student Services Department