Many people are asking themselves, “Do I need to be certified as a home health aide?”
To work as a home health aide in the United States, you must be certified by your state’s Department of Health Care Services or another agency authorized by them.
It has been found that those who have certification for home health aides are more likely to reach their professional goals and objectives.
What do I need for home care aide certification?
HHA training includes classroom lectures, video presentations and demonstrations on many home health aide tasks such as:
- bathing elderly adults
- dressing wounds
- light housekeeping
- applying bandages
After completing the course requirements, candidates should contact their respective county board or hospital/clinic for information on how they may apply for certification.
Many people find that taking a home health aide training online is one of the best ways to prepare themselves and keep from going broke while doing so!
Home health aide certification course / lesson
To help get you started, listen to this audio lesson on how to get your home health aide certification.