Home Health Aide Program
If you’re looking for a new opportunity in a growing field where you can help people and make a difference, you might be perfect as a Home Health Aide (HHA). In the Home Health Aide training program at FVI School of Nursing and Technology (FVI), we can give you the skills you need to enter this industry and thrive.
Home Health Aide Job Outlook
As more and more baby-boomers reach retirement age and the older population continues to grow, so will the need for home health aide services. This field is projected to grow as much as 38% within the next ten years. This means that, by entering our training and certification program, you’re putting yourself ahead of the competition and preparing to take advantage of new opportunities.
Our Home Health Aide program is designed to train our students to care for clients who have disabilities, cognitive impairments, and chronic illnesses. Our students also learn how to work with people recovering from surgery and older people who need assistance in their daily lives.
Home Health Aide Work Environment
Through our training and certification program, our students become prepared to work for a certified home health or hospice agency, generally under the supervision of medical staff. Most of the work will take place in the clients’ homes, in group homes, or in day service programs. The daily requirements can include,
- Assisting clients with their daily personal tasks, like bathing and dressing
- Performing light housework
- Shopping for groceries and preparing meals that meet your clients’ dietary needs
- Organizing your client’s schedule and appointments
- Providing basic health services, like administering prescription medication at certain times or checking vital signs
- Arranging transportation for your client
WHAT CAN I EXPECT?
As a FVI Home Health Aide student, you’ll learn all of these skills and more. So if you’re detail-oriented, have a high level of integrity, have outstanding interpersonal skills, are physically fit, and are devoted to making other people’s lives better, the Home Health Aide field may be right for you.
Once you complete your training, FVI will help make the right introductions and connect you with companies who are looking for new talent. We’ll highlight your classroom achievements and other successes, and help you start your new career as quickly as possible.
Schedule a Career Planning Session
Interested in learning more about the Associate of Science in Nursing Program?
Below you can submit your information to schedule a career planning session where you will learn more about nursing careers, details about FVI’s Associate of Science in Nursing program and take a tour of the Miramar campus. You’ll learn everything you need to know to about the program and the next steps to get started!