Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

Home Health Aide

What can you get from enrolling in the Home Health Aide program?

Home Health Aides are typically trained on the job by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, experienced aides, or their supervisor. Aides are instructed on how to cook for a client, including special diets. Other training includes basic housekeeping tasks, such as making a bed and keeping the home sanitary for a client, and how to respond to an emergency, including basic safety techniques. With the BCC eHealthCareers Bilingual and Enligh Home Health Aide online training program, you will have a flexible way to enter the healthcare field. For already Certified Nursing Assistants wishing to expand their knowledge, this is the perfect program to enter the growing field of home health care.

What is the job market for Home Health Aides?

Between the years of 2008 and 2018, the employment of home health aides is projected to grow by 50%, which is much faster than the average for other occupations. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the media hourly wage for a home health aide is $9.22. Home health aides and personal and home care aides held about 1.7 million jobs as of 2008.

What are the requirements to enter the Home Health Aide program?

  • None

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