Connecticut HHA Requirements

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How To Become a HHA in Connecticut

Become a home health aide in Connecticut- get HHA certified by following these easy steps and be working and making money within weeks!

In Connecticut a HHA is referred to as a “homemaker-home health aide”.

To work as a home health aide in Connecticut, you need at least 75 hours of training and pass an evaluation test.

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In order to receive your home health aide certificate in Connecticut you need to follow the minimum [federal] home health aide education requirements.

In Connecticut a HHA is referred to as a “homemaker-home health aide”.  A (licensed) homemaker-home health aide performs all the duties a HHA does – simply different terminology.

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In order to receive your home health aide (“homemaker-home health aide”) certificate in Connecticut you need to follow the minimum [federal] home health aide education requirements. HHA training programs in CT must consist of:

  • at least seventy-five (75) hours of training
    • which needs to include at least sixteen (16) hours of clinical training
  • plus, there is a requirement to complete twelve (12) hours of continuing education for every twelve (12) months

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Connecticut HHA Certification/Licensing

Connecticut mandates that home health aides to complete a nurse aide training program of no less than seventy-five hours and a competency evaluation program.

Training programs cover the following in classroom and clinical settings:

  • communication skills
  • reporting and documentation of patients status
  • monitoring vital signs
  • infection control procedures
  • maintenance of a safe and healthy environment
  • knowledge of emergency procedures
  • physical, emotional, and developmental needs of clients
  • safe techniques in personal hygiene
  • grooming clients
  • ambulatory transfers
  • adequate nutrition and hydration

The aspiring HHA needs to successfully complete the competency evaluation.

HHA Wages in Connecticut

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Connecticut HHA Resources

Here’s the Public Health Code statute (Title 19) that Connecticut follows.