Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education (#2829)
and Approved by the FL Board of Nursing (#1383)
"Therefore, seeing we have this ministry,
as we have received mercy, we faint not."
II Corinthians 4:1
If you would rather work one-on-one with a patient or in a home setting, the Home Health Aide (HHA) class is for you.
The hours for this training are federally mandated
Cost: $595 (includes book and test fee)
• Class meets Monday through Friday, for 3 ½ weeks
• INCLUDES the following certificates:
CPR/Basic Life Support, HIPAA,
First Aid, Alzheimer’s/Dementia,
HIV/AIDS, Med Records Documentation,
Food Safety, Medical Error Prevention,
Infection Control, Blood borne Pathogens,
and Resident’s Rights
*Transportation from the bus stop at Normandy and Memorial Park (Walgreens parking lot) is available upon request.
Learn to care for people in the comfort of their own home and perform the following duties as a Home Health Aide:
•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 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 asepsis 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. (Monster.com, 2017)
Home Health Aide Skills and Qualifications:
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 (Monster.com, 2017)
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7867 Lakeland Street
Jacksonville, FL 32221
P: (904) 378-0102
F: (904) 378-0104
Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 3:00pm