Home Care Aide – Personal Care Aide

VCC Home Care Aide is designed to help you acquire the specialized skills, knowledge, and work habits to provide personalized assistance to individuals with disabilities or illness who require help with personal care and activities of daily living support such as feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and ambulation. May also provide help with tasks such as preparing meals, doing light housekeeping, and doing laundry. Bureau of Labor Statistics Standard Occupational Classification Code (SOC 31-1122). Work is performed in various settings depending on the needs of the care recipient and may include location such as their home, place of work, out in the community, or at daytime nonresidential facility. This program requires 40 hours of classroom didactics/Laboratory hours. There are no prerequisites for this program.

Objectives
After completing this course participants will be able to understand and perform the following
Define key medical terminology
Care and assist clients with cognitive impairments, such as Alzheimer’s or mental illness
Provide companionship by talking to, playing games with, or going for walks with clients
Help clients with tasks related to hygiene, such as bathing, brushing teeth, and going to the bathroom
Complete housekeeping tasks, such as changing bed linens, washing dishes, and cleaning living areas
Help prepare and plan meals
Organize a client’s schedule and plan appointments
Arrange transportation to doctor’s offices or to the store
Help clients pay bills or manage money
Shop for personal items and groceries

Tuition $225.00
Registration Fee: (Non-Refundable) $125.00
STRF Fee (required by the State of California) $ 0.00
Total Paid to School $350.00

OTHER EXPENSES OUT OF POCKET (APPROXIMATE):
CPR/BLS: $65.00 TEXTBOOK/WORKBOOK (REQUIRED) $25.00 LIVESCAN $74.00
UNIFORM (REQUIRED) $45.00 Background check and drug screen $80.00 TOTAL OUT OF POCKET $289.00

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