Home Health Aide

This 170 Hrs course includes theoretical training and practical classes. The student will learn the necessary knowledge and clinical training to assist patients at their home taking vital signs, patient hygiene, bath and personal care, prepare the bed of a patient, catheter car, and more. This program objective is to teach the student the necessary knowledge and clinical training to provide quality care as Home Health Aide.

The student will acquire the knowledge to provide quality care and give patients assistance at their homes, in a dynamic and pleasant atmosphere. This program will prepare the student to become an excellent Home Health Aide.


HOME HEALTH AIDE

Cost
Home health aide has a total cost of $890
Schedules
6 weeks
• Monday through Friday 9:00AM-1:00PM
13 weeks
• Saturdays 9:00AM-2:00PM
Materials
Notepad & Pencil
HIV 4 Hour Certification
Uniform
Guide Books
Lab supplies
Requirements
• All applicants must be 17 years of age.
• Valid Photo ID.
• Deposit at the moment of enrollment.
Home Health Aide FAQ
• I need a 75 Hour certificate. Does your program work?
Our Home health aide program is accredited for 170 Hours.

• I have my HHA license from a different state, what can I do?
The HHA license is a state based license since each state has different requirements. Because of this, you must have completed a Home Health Aide class in the state in which you want to practice.

• What is the difference between CNA and HHA?
A certified nursing assistant (CNA) and a Home Health Aide (HHA) have similar roles in patient’s lives as they both provide personal care. As an HHA you are able to work independently in private cases. As a CNA you are required to take the state certification exam in order to practice.

• Do I have to cook and clean for my patients?
For the most part you will not be required to cook or clean for your patients, but each case is different. Just make sure to have your duties clear and in writing before singing to care for any patient.

• Can I care for children with my HHA certificate?
As a Home health Aide you will learn how to care for people in their homes, fort he most part the elderly but these skills you learn can also be applied to children and adults. Please bear in mind that in order to care for children you will usually be required to have a childcare license or similar certification.

• Where can I work as an HHA?
You will have a wide range of work places as a home health aide. You can work for home care agencies, nursing homes, retirement homes, hospice centers, have private cases and many more!

• What do I need to keep my certificate up to date?
In order to ensure that your knowledge is current with the regulations and requirements, you need to complete 24 hours/credits of CEUs every 2 years.

• I already have my CNA license, do I need to have the HHA as well?
CNAs and HHAs perform really similar duties, but it us up to you if you want to have both. Depending on where you work they might require one, or the other, or both!

Payment plans

Here at Florida Health Care Academy we offer a variety of payment options in order to best accommodate to your financial needs. All of our payment plans are tailored to each individual, whether you prefer paying bi-weekly, or every Monday, we'll find a way to help you make your dreams come true.

All of our payment plans require a $200 down payment at the moment of enrollment.

*All payments are based on an average payment. The amount could fluctuate depending on the balance of each student.
Deposit
The deposit for our HHA program is $200 due at the moment of enrollment
Weekly Payments
You choose your payment day. Whether you prefer paying each Monday, or if Fridays are more convenient for you we'll accommodate to you!

Monday-Friday
The rate for our HHA program is 5 payments of $178*

Saturdays
The rate for our HHA program is 10 payments of $89*
Bi-weekly Payments
We understand there are some businesses in which you get paid bi-weekly, or if it simply suits your economy better we'll work it out for you!

Monday-Friday
The bi-weekly rate for our HHA program is 2 payments of $445*

Saturdays
The bi-weekly rate for our HHA program is 5 payments of $178*
Special financing
If none of our payment plans are working for you and you require special financing, don't worry, we'll help you out. Just come into our office and speak to one of our representatives about our financial aid options for the Home Health Aide program!