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Home Health Aide
In Pennsylvania a home health aide training classes must be approved by  Department of Education in the state.

Home Health Aide training can be received several ways in Pennsylvania. Such as

  • Pass a competency examination that has been developed by the Home Health Care agency you work with.
  • Pass a nurse aide certification and training program that has been sponsored by the Department of Education in Pennsylvania
  • Complete a program approved by the PA Department of Health and published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin

Pennsylvania defines a home health aide as a nonprofessional person who has completed a minimum of 60 hours of classroom education prior to or during the first 3 months of employment. The term includes aides who are carefully trained in care of assisting patients/clients to achieve maximum self-reliance, principles of nutrition and meal preps, the aging progression and emotional troubles of illness, any changes in patient’s condition that should be reported and documented.
Harrisburg Area Community College
731 Old Harrisburg Rd ·
(717) 337-3855

Erie Business Center
246 W 9th St
Erie, PA 16501
(814) 456-7504

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute
4500 Education Park Drive.
Schnecksville, PA 18078

P&A Nurse Aide Training
Program and Services
141 East Hunting park Ave.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19124
(215) 329-1322

Community College
of Beaver County
125 Technology Dr Ste 4
Canonsburg, PA 15317-9541
Local: (724) 745-7072

HACC [Harrisburg Area
Community College]
(717) 718-0328

Care for Life
Home Health Aide Training
10 Canal St., Suite 309
Bristol, Pennsylvania 19007
(215) 788-3309

1006 West 10th St.
Erie, PA 16502
Home Health Aide Classes in Pennsylvania
Lackawanna College
501 Vine Street
Scranton, Pa 18509

At Home Care, LLC
Three Neshaminy Interplex
Suite 301
Trevose, PA 19053

Pennsylvania Home Health Aide Training