Home Care Careers Training
Home care careers training is provided through a New York State Department of Health-approved training program. The agency’s Home Health Services division offers, at no charge, comprehensive classroom and clinical courses leading to certification as a personal care or home health aide.
Basic, upgrade and specialty courses, i.e., Parent Aide, Caring for Clients with Cancer, People with Developmental Disabilities, Caring for the Client with Mental Health Issues (including Alzheimer's and other dementias) and most specialty medical topics are offered and encouraged. In-service training seminars in all aspects of home care are conducted for agency staff, on a fee-for-service basis for personnel from other home care agencies and for the community-at-large.