What is a HHA?
A Home Health Aide (HHA) is an individual that helps someone live independently at home by assisting with activities of daily living.
What is a Proxy Caregiver?
A Proxy Caregiver is someone who is not a license medical professional yet performs “health maintenance activities” for someone who cannot perform those activities themselves.
What does a HHA/Proxy Caregiver do?
HHAs and Proxy Caregivers deliver special care for patients who are ill, advanced in age or who have a disability. The HHA will assist with the patients activities of daily living (ADLs), such as helping with personal activities, light housekeeping running errands and medication reminders.
IHCA’s HHA/Proxy Caregiver Training Program
IHCA’s HHA & Proxy Training Program is approximately 99 hours long – approximately 75 hours of classroom, lab and skills instruction, and 24 hours of skills.
The HHA Training In-Person course costs $600 and the Hybrid course is $650. Course costs include the application fee, tuition, textbooks & workbooks, lab materials, and HHA Insurance.
When are the next scheduled classes? The classes are posted on our home page. If you need to know if we have additional dates, please contact Kissiah Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404-913-1948.
How do I apply to the HHA/Proxy Caregiver Program? To apply to the program, please fill out our online application. If you have any issues, please contact Kissiah Moore at email@example.com or call 404-913-1948.