Post image for Exam Review for Balduzzi / Spatz’s Homemaker Home Health Aide, 1st Edition

Homemaker/Home Health Aide Exam Review is an excellent preparation guide to help prepare the user for the national home care aide written certification exam. The book is also ideal as a study aid as it provides essential information on how to become an integral part of the home health care team that will assist and […]

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Comprehensive coverage, easy readability, and a highly visual presentation.  The book includes numerous charts and tables that are very easy to understand, very well organized, and great reference tools.   Good resource for people studying to become a certified nursing assistant or a home health aide.   Mosby’s Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 7th Edition (Paperback) By […]

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Eldercare For Dummies

by admin on September 1, 2019

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This sensitive, reassuring guide provides strategies for assessing older persons’ needs, arranging for care, ensuring their safety, and enhancing quality of life – all while respecting their dignity. You’ll see how to manage physical disabilities and chronic health problems, evaluate nursing homes, and help elders control their destinies. The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English

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The Home Health Aide Handbook, 3rd Edition

by admin on September 1, 2019

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This beautiful, full-color, third edition of The Home Health Aide Handbook is unlike any other handbook or pocket guide on the market. This up-to-date book is a valuable tool for many reasons. For home health aides, it includes all the procedures learned in their training program, plus references to abbreviations, medical terms, care guidelines for

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This workbook is designed to help students review what they have learned from reading the textbook. It is organized around learning objectives, which work as a built-in study guide. After completing the exercises for each learning objective in the workbook, students should be able to DO what that learning objective describes.   Workbook for Providing […]

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The third edition of Providing Home Care: A Textbook for Home Health Aides and the accompanying workbook are now available! Providing Home Care is a full-color, up-to-date, affordable book that meets and exceeds federal and state requirements. This edition contains new and/or updated information on abuse and neglect, nutritional requirements and special diets, advance directives, disasters, Alzheimer’s disease, CPR, […]

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Home Health Aide Training in New York

by admin on September 1, 2019

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The State of New York has specific requirements to become a Home Health Aide, which are similar to, but in many cases go beyond the federal requirements.  In New York all Home Health Aides mustsuccessfully complete a training and competency evaluation program or a competency program conducted by an approved home health aide training program (regardless of whether […]

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Federal Home Health Aide training requirements

by admin on September 1, 2019

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The U.S. Federal Government has guidelines for home health aides whose employers receive reimbursement from Medicare. In practice, the majority of jobs are with agencies or institutions who receive reimbursement from Medicare.  This means that if you are considering becoming a Home Health Aide, it is quite possible you will need to meet these federal […]

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Home Health Aide Job Description

by admin on September 1, 2019

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What do Home Health Aides do? Home health aides help people who are disabled, chronically ill, or who are simply older adults, who may need assistance with everyday tasks.  Home health aides provide this help in the home of the patient, instead of in a health facility or institution. These everyday tasks, often called ‘activities […]

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State of Alaska (AK)

by admin on July 4, 2019

Requirements for CNA and HHA Certification Alaska demands that employers require minimum standards for HHAs as described below. A Home Health Aide can work in Alaska in private homes as well as long term institutions without being certified. However, the HHA must undergo training and competency tests as described below to become licensed and able […]

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