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The duties of a Home Health aide vary from client to client. Some typical duties of a Home Health Aide/Caregiver may include helping a client take a bath, using the toilet or bed pan, and getting dressed. The duties may also include preparing meals, doing laundry, light housekeeping, running errands and assisting with exercise regimens.

These programs are for anyone who wishes to know more about caring for an older adult in the home.  This includes individuals who wish to work with older adults, family members, volunteers, or friends.  An older adult is generally someone aged 60 years of age or older.

Yes, the information in these programs is in large part older adult care that would be applicable for any person needing assistance with activities of daily living.  A person caring for a young adult or child with special needs is likely to require additional information relevant to their specific condition; however, the information on basic caregiving, such as skin care, pressure relief, hygiene would all be likely be applicable to any caregiving situation.

A high school diploma is recommended, but not required. However, you do need to be at least 16 years of age.

Registration into a class is closed two (2) business days prior to the first day of class.

Here, at our academy, we appreciate the fact that most of you who seek certification are busy people who have to figure out how to balance your personal and work life around going to class so why not bring the studies to you and give you flexibility to make your own schedule. Let’s make the classes work around your life!

You can take the classes online through your mobile phone or laptop. You can access the classes on an Android, Windows, or iPhone.

If you don’t have any mobile device such as a mobile phone, tablet, or other device with a browser then please let us know and we can make other arrangements.

After you register, the classes can be accessed here: www.theexcelnursingagency.org/caregivers-academy OR on the top right corner of this website.

This program will be completed within a 8 week timeframe depending on the module you are taking. Following orientation, you will have 8 weeks to complete your online modules – that’s only 12 hours a week on your own time schedule. The 2 day skills training will be completed in person at our skills lab on the schedule dates (16 hours). After the skills training is completed, each student will have made an appointment during the scheduled test dates to complete the 1-hour proctored computer exam.

This depends on the modules you are taking, but it is reflected in our website.

You are certified only after successfully completing all modules, a competency evaluation, and a criminal history background check.

You can contact any one of the instructors at +234(0)7069741720, +234(0)7065607356 or email admin@theexcelnursingagency.org if you have a question about the course work and technical issues.

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