Home Health Aide Certificate

  • Credential Offered: Certificate
  • Program Length: 4 Weeks

Home is a special place. It takes special people to provide quality care and support to patients in a home environment. Home health aides deliver essential services and support to patients in the comfort of their own home.

At Daytona College, You will Get

Real-World Experience

The Home Health Aide Certificate program at Daytona College is designed to prepare graduates for a rewarding career in the home health care services industry.

As a student in the program, you’ll be trained to provide a variety of home healthcare and rehabilitative services to patients in a home environment with coursework that includes:

  • Following a patient care plan
  • Assisting in patient bio-psycho-social support
  • Infection control techniques
  • Patient care procedures
  • Geriatric patient care

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Aide helping a patient walk with arm braces

What You Can Expect

Graduates of the Daytona College Home Health Aide Certificate program complete 75 hours of training and clinical instruction.

Graduates may seek employment with a home healthcare agency. These employers often require skill competency testing and other requirements for evaluation prior to employment. Daytona College incorporates skills training and preparation for entry level employment.

The state of Florida doesn’t mandate licensing or certification for home health aides. However, to qualify for work in a Medicare or Medicaid home health agency, applicants must complete the program and a competency evaluation.

Potential Career Paths

As a home health aide, you can seek opportunities in:

Home Health Agencies

Government Agencies

Assisted Living Facilities

Hospital Systems

Patient Home Visits

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Whether you’re just starting to think about a career or looking to change your current work situation, Daytona College offers a focused career education to get you trained and ready to start a new career.