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California has specific requirements for its home health aide training programs. Home health aides in Alameda County that work for a home health agency or hospice that receives funding from Medicaid or Medicare in California must be formally trained. Certification is granted by the California Department of Public Health Licensing and Certification (L&C), Aide and Technician Certification Section (ATCS).
To get certified in Alameda county, home health aides must complete a certification class. Several Community colleges and vocational schools offer this training. Do to the fact that the certification is different in California, home health aides may need to meet other requirements if they relocate out of state.
The Alameda home health aide training will teach students how to provide care to a patient or client in their home. The primary focus is of the class is placed on personal care for the client. Through a combination of lab and clinical work, students will also learn hands on experience taking vital signs, understanding clients rights, and practicing universal precautions safely. These are just a few of the duties that are performed by HHAs.
Once you begin working, you will be required to earn continuing education credits each year in order to remain eligible for employment. Most employers will provide continuing education or resources to their employees.
MERRITT COLLEGE/VOCATIONAL NURS DEPT
12500 CAMPUS DRIVE
MISSION VALLEY ROP/
5019 STEVENSON BLVD.
ON LOK SENIOR HEALTH SERVICES
159 WASHINGTON BLVD
VIP NURSING SCHOOL, INC. (DAY PROG)
16388 EAST 14TH ST.
SAN LEANDRO 94578
ADVANCED PRO NURSING INSTITUTE
2505 TECHNOLOGY DRIVE
CASTRO VALLEY ADULT SCHOOL
4430 ALMA AVENUE
CASTRO VALLEY 94545
MEDICAL CAREER COLLEGE
41300 CHRISTY STREET
LIFELINE HEALTHCARE CONSULTANTS INC.
675 HEGENBERGER RD. STE 250
CPR FOR LIFE TRAINING & HEALTHCARE ED.
8105 EDGEWATER DR STE 290
7850 EDGEWATER DR
QUEST NURSING EDUCATION CENTER
SAN LEANDRO ADULT SCHOOL
2255 BANCROFT AVE
SAN LEANDRO 94577
Alameda County California Home Health Aide Training
Home Health Aide Classes in Alameda County California