This program of study is designed to prepare students for employment as Home Health Aide for Private, Medicaid and Medicare Certified Home Care Agencies. Students will perform their duties in the clients own home environment or Assisted Living Facility. The program is 2 weeks during the day or 3 weeks at night. The program includes lecture and clinical training on subjects related to Home Care.
To prepare students to expand their functional working capabilities at a higher level of care in home settings and essentially, to be a vital team member in total patient care.
Graduates are employable in: Private Homes Medicaid and Medicare Certified Home Health Agencies and assisted living facilities.
The Tuition for this program is between $550 to $700. Payment plans and some financial assistance is available. Click here to contact our admission department to learn more.
Day classes- Monday to Thursday - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Evening classes- Monday to Thursday from 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Student must enroll at least 2 weeks before class starts.
Additional information about Home Health Aide according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistic (BLS) What Home Health Aides Do
Home health aides help people with disabilities, chronic illness, or cognitive impairment with activities of daily living. They often help older adults who need assistance. In some states, home health aides may be able to give a client medication or check the client’s vital signs under the direction of a nurse or other healthcare practitioner.
In Florida, Certified Home Health Aide is required to complete a 75 hours Home Health Aide Course. We offer this course during the day or evening. The day class is 2 weeks and the night class is 3 weeks. .
Employment of home health aides is projected to grow 38 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the baby-boom population ages and the elderly population grows, demand for the services of home health aides to provide assistance will continue to increase.