Home Health Aide Training in Bronx, New York

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A Home Health Aide (HHA) provides basic, personal care and health-related services to a variety of individuals (patients) who require more assistance than family and/or friends are able to provide.For more details call at: 347-913-7420 or mail at: jackiebowen@optonline.net or visit: http://www.bigappletrainingonline.net/


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Home Health Aide Training in Bronx, New York:

Home Health Aide Training in Bronx, New York

Home Health Aide NY:

Home Health Aide NY A Home Health Aide (HHA) provides basic, personal care and health-related services to a variety of individuals (patients) who require more assistance than family and/or friends are able to provide . Are a category of "direct care workers .“ The services/care depends upon their specialty area.

Assignments and Duties:

Assignments and Duties A registered nurse (RN), physical therapist (PT), other health professional, social worker, or home health agency generally gives assignments and duties to a home health aide. HHA records services performed, as well as the patient's condition and progress. They also record and report any changes in a patient's condition to the case manager or supervisor.

Types of Patients HHA Deal With…:

Types of Patients HHA D eal With… The elderly Physically disabled Terminally ill Convalescent persons

Types of Patients HHA Deal With::

Types of Patients HHA D eal W ith: Hospice patients Individuals with long-term illness Adults with mental disabilities (e.g., Alzheimer's disease) Children with mental illness

Duties of HHA…:

Duties of HHA… Checking temperature, pulse, and respiration rates Changing (surgical) dressings Assisting with prescribed exercises Helping to move patients in and out of bed, chairs, baths, wheelchairs, and autos Administering prescribed medications Providing psychological and emotional support

Duties of HHA:

Duties of HHA Reading aloud to, or conversing with, patients (for mental health maintenance) Purchasing and preparing meals (at times following a prescribed diet) Dressing Grooming Personal hygiene (e.g., bathing) Changing bed linens

Other Duties:

Other Duties Also perform a variety of housekeeping chores such as cleaning, laundry, and grocery shopping. Depending on their assignment, an HHA may be responsible for picking up prescriptions and/or transporting a patient to scheduled doctors' appointments, or any other venue the patient wishes to go.

Job Characteristics…:

Job Characteristics… S ome HHAs work part-time, the majority of them work a full-time, 40-hour work week. Many may also work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays for patients who require round-the-clock care. Few work with the same patient at their residence for many months or years. A re typically employed by state or county welfare agencies, or private home health agencies .

Job Characteristics:

Job Characteristics Sometimes, HHAs have heavy workloads that include physical demands such as walking and standing for long periods of time. T hey should learn and practice correct procedures for lifting and moving patients. HHA may encounter minor infections and major diseases. T hat infections can be avoided by adhering to proper procedures.

HHAs Should Have…:

HHAs S hould Have… Patience Dependability Precision and accuracy Emotional stability Sensitivity Honesty Discretion

HHAs Should Have:

HHAs S hould Have Strong communications abilities Good physical health (including strength to lift, carry, push, pull) Service oriented Socially perceptive Problem recognition/sensitivity/solving Ability to work as part of a team

Employment Outlook:

Employment Outlook The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (USDL BLS) projects that overall employment for home health aides is expected "to grow 50 percent between 2008 and 2018, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.

Courses Under HHA Programs…:

Courses Under HHA Programs… Geriatric Skills HIV/AIDS Awareness Training Introduction to Body Systems Introduction to Nutrition Introduction to Physical Therapy

Courses Under HHA Programs…:

Courses Under HHA Programs… Occupational Therapy Aide Training Patient Communication Patient Mobility Patient Personal Care Phlebotomy

Courses Under HHA Programs:

Courses Under HHA Programs Recording Vital Signs Respiratory Equipment Training Respiratory Therapy Aide Understanding Vital Signs Uses of Basic Laboratory Equipment

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Contact Us: Big Apple Training , Ph. No.: 347-913-7420, 914-517-3870 Add: 4653 White Plains Road, Bronx, NY or 200 Hamilton Ave, White Plains, NY  E-Mail: jackiebowen@optonline.net www.bigappletrainingonline.net

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