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Home Health Aide - CCOMP

Careers

Individuals with this certification provide personal care of primarily elderly persons in their home. They assist individuals with dressing, ambulation, bathing, toileting, perineal and oral care, range of motion exercises and restorative care. Additional responsibilities may include housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation, shopping and other services as specified by the care plan. There are two levels of instruction for HHAs. The HHA may take an extended course certifying them to be only an HHA. The more traditional method includes becoming a CNA and then taking an abbreviated course to attain HHA certification.

Accreditation

Health Occupations Credentialing (HOC)
Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (KDADS)
612 S. Kansas Ave.
Topeka, KS 66603-3404

Hutchinson Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The Higher Learning Commission is one of six regional institutional accreditors recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Contact Details

Allied Health
chastaind@hutchcc.edu
620-728-8100
1-888-GO-HUTCH ext. 8100

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