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Home Health Aide   

The demand for experienced home health aides continues to increase—largely due to our aging population and a preference for at-home health care. Learn how to care for patients in private residences by providing basic medical and personal services. Home health aides are employed by home health agencies, hospitals and nursing homes.

Course Content

Students will learn the Home Care Core Curriculum and the Health Related Tasks Curriculum. Subjects will include but are not limited to:

  • An introduction to home care and effectively working with a variety of populations in their homes
  • Nutrition and meal preparation
  • Assisting in self-medication
  • Safety and accident prevention
  • Budgeting
  • Assisting with exercise programs and medical equipment
  • Assisting with special medical conditions and needs.


Home Health Aides must be:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • An ethical person.
  • Able to pass a fingerprint screen.

Note: Driver’s license is preferred.


Tuition and fees are $1250.00. Includes all course materials and one set of scrubs.

Funding Resources

You may be eligible to receive funding for these programs. Learn about the variety of ways you can finance your education.


Home Health Aide Fee: $1,250.00
 Show Description
8/23/2021 - 9/10/2021 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sessions: 15 D
Location: Home Care Plus, , 800 W Miller St # 6 Newark, NY 14513

All Home Health Aide Training Sessions require attendance at a free 3-hour orientation prior to acceptance into the class. Select the green Orientation button above to register for the next CNA/HHA Orientation Session near you.


For the full class found here, the start date shown is the first day of class. This class exceeds NYS standards for HHA training. The first portion, is classroom training and skills practice. After that you will participate in clinical practice on-site. Upon completion of the class and passing of your exam you will be a NYS approved HHA!

Detailed information on the schedule will be provided at your orientation session.