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Workforce Investment Act Approved colleges that can provide you with Free Home Health Aide Training in Connecticut
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Park Place East
Winsted, CT 06098
Contact: Jeff Crothers / Denise Linden
Director of Academic Skills
Phone: 860-738-6306 / 6351
Connecticut Free Home Health Aide Training
It is possible for individual students to acquire free home health aide training in Connecticut by approaching a HHA Agency like a Medicare based facility or an agency that provides caters to hospice care. Several of the agencies will necessitate that individual become employed with them for a particular period in exchange for receiving the home health aide certification. Students can also receive funds that could result in free training through the Workforce Investment Act program if they meet the qualifications. To see if you qualify you will need to contact the training provider below.
As a home health aide in Connecticut you must keep good records of the care duties that you may perform while providing care to a client. These care plan documentation records may include the condition and the progress of the client. Typically the job is similar whether you work for a agency or for private care. The skills needed cover a wide variety of medical, social and personal duties as described in the clients plan of care.
Below we have listed the resources to aid in your search for free HHA Training (provided you meet the qualifications of the classes). Students who want to receive any additional facts in regards to home health aide training education can contact the Connecticut Department of Public Health or the National Association for Home Care, Inc.. The National certification can be granted through the Association of Home care, but the applicant must have successfully
- Completed and passed the NAHC theory state exam
- Student must have finished a minimum of at least 75 hours of home health aide training
- Monitored by a registered nurse for at least 17 hours of HHA duties