Home Health Aide (HHA)
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Monday – Friday:
Day Classes: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Evening Classes: 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Weekend Classes: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Program Length: 86 Hours ( 3-4 Weeks )
Day & Evening Classes - ( 3-4 weeks)
Weekend Classes – 2 months ( 6 weeks)
Telephone: (718) 506-5596
The Home Health Aide Program is an opportunity to learn skills and prepare for a career in the healthcare field. If you have a desire to help people, are comfortable working closely with clients while providing personal care, are willing to accept delegated tasks, and to work independently, then a career as a Home Health Aide may be for you. This field of work also serves as a stepping-stone for advanced nursing or health care occupations. Employment can be found in private home facilities. No High School Diploma is needed to start this class.
Enables patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient condition; providing support and personal services; teaching families.
Monitors patient condition by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise.
Supports patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services; shopping for food and other household requirements; preparing and serving meals and snacks; running errands.
Assists patients by providing personal services, such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.
Helps patients care for themselves by teaching the use of cane or walker, special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene.
Helps family members care for the patient by teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient; advising on nutrition, cleanliness, and housekeeping.
Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal; notifying nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions.
Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment by following asepses standards and procedures; maintaining security precautions; following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards;
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
Protects the home care agency by adhering to professional standards, home care policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Nursing Skills, Health Care Administration, Patient Services, Verbal Communication, Listening, Training, Dependability, Emotional Control, Medical Teamwork
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