How To Become a HHA in Mississippi
Mississippi does not require more than the minimum federal training standards to be employed as a home health aide (HHA) by a Medicare-certified home health agency.
Mississippi HHA training programs need to be at least 75 hours; read the details below to get a full understanding!
In order to receive your home health aide certificate in Mississippi you need to follow the minimum [federal] home health aide education requirements.
Mississippi HHA training programs 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
Home health aides in Mississippi are expected to provide assistance with the following: patient hygiene, dressing and shaving. They may also assist their clients when they eat or ambulate; other tasks for which a home health aide has been trained include helping someone perform range-of motion exercises as well as preparing special diets if needed by an individual’s condition.
Search for FREE HHA Training in Mississippi
Best kept secret? Free HHA training is available in Mississippi! The demand is great for home health aides and agencies are offering free training classes; below is an example – be working and making money as a HHA in just weeks!
Mississippi HHA Resources
Here’s our search tool to find Mississippi HHA agencies and FREE training classes near you!
- Get started as a Mississippi home health aide in 4 weeks.
- Learn how to pass the Mississippi HHA exam.
- NEW: Mississippi food stamp recipients (also called SNAP) can get free HHA training!
- Mississippi Community Eldercare Services offers great resources for those wanting to be a HHA in Mississippi or seeking assistance finding home care services.
Here’s the federal code Section 484.80 Mississippi follows.