Home Health Aide Training

group shot Have you always wanted to help people? Do you have a calling in elder care? Self-Help for the Elderly’s job training program can help get you there and teach you how to be a certified home health aide caretaker. By the end of this home health aide training program, students will be state certified to provide professional elder care to patients.

The program is conducted by the City College of San Francisco for 11 weeks of intensive training. The practicum is held at the Laguna Honda Hospital, to get students hands-on experience and training with everyday situations. Home health aides help people who are disabled, ill, or impaired and elders who need assistance.

Students will learn a variety of professional skills:

  • How to care for elders in their homes or in healthcare facilities
  • Prepare nutritious meals
  • Help them with personal care such as bathing or dressing
  • Provide them with basic health assistance
  • First aid and CPR
  • Light housekeeping for homes
  • Organize doctors visits and and other appointments
  • Transport elders to appointments

Home health aide professionals are in high demand. The demand in the job market guarantees a 100% job placement after being certified. Self-Help for the Elderly will train you to become certified and help you get started with your career. Space is limited, so give us a call today for more information about how to enroll for the next semester of classes.