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“What does a home health aide do? Your responsibilities as a home health aide will vary case by case. You may have to administer oral medications, check stats, assist patients with their braces or artificial limbs, and help them mobilize, dress, and bathe.”
Colleges with Health Aide Courses
- Miller Motte
- Blue Cliff College
- Daymar College
- Florida Career College
- Ultimate Medical Academy
- Southern Technical College
- Delta Technical College
- Dawn Career Institute
How to Become a Home Health Aide
- Get your high school diploma or GED.
- Your educational requirements will depend on your employer. Medicaid and Medicare funded organizations will have you complete formal training. Many private companies will give you training right on the job.
- If your employer wants you to have a certificate, many community colleges and trade schools offer these programs. They last about one semester.
- Consider getting your certification from the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC). Seventy-five hours of training and passing a written exam are the requirements.[ref]
Salary Info: “The median annual wage for home health aides was $23,210 in May 2017… The lowest 10 percent earned less than $18,450, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $31,260.”