Certificate in Home Health Assistance (CHHA)

Minimum Duration: 6 Months
Maximum Duration: 2 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 6,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar

Eligibility:

12th Pass

A Home Health Assistant (HHA) can be defined as a trained and certified health-care worker who provides assistance to a patient in the home with personal care (as hygiene and exercise) and one who monitors the patient’s condition.

The Home Health Assistance (HHA) is a short duration skill based training program, with an objective to develop a pool of trained workforce who can be employed to provide patient support and assist other health care providers in home settings. This program focuses on the acquisition of skills necessary to provide support by undertaking non-clinical tasks or the activities that have been prescribed for the patient by the healthcare team members.

Objectives
The program aims at making a student competent to perform the following skills:

  • • Demonstrate Skills of general hygiene and grooming, bathing procedures and guidelines, mouth, Eye, Ear, Skin, hair, nail and foot care.
  • • Demonstrate Skills of feeding the patient, taking care of elimination needs and procedures.
  • • Demonstrate skills to enable geriatric/paralytic/immobile patient to cope with changes to their health and environment including preventing risk of falls.
  • • Demonstrate Basic Life Support, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and other actions in the event of medical and facility emergencies.
  • • Practice infection control measures,promote safety, list usage of protective devices and right methods of bio medical waste management at home level.

CHHA : CERTIFICATE IN HOME HEALTH ASSISTANCE

PROGRAMME TYPE CERTIFICATE
MODE Open Distance Learning
SCHOOL School of Health Sciences
DURATION 0 Year, 6 Months
MEDIUM ENGLISH
SPECIALIZATION HOME HEALTH ASSISTANCE
DESCRIPTION A Home Health Assistant (HHA) can be defined as a trained and certified health-care worker who provides
assistance to a patient in the home with personal care (as hygiene and exercise) and one who monitors the
patient’s condition. The Home Health Assistance (HHA) is a short duration skill based training program, with an
objective to develop a pool of trained workforce who can be employed to provide patient support and assist other
health care providers in home settings.
With the increase in non-communicable diseases, critically ill patients and accidental cases there is greater
evidence of requirement of home based assistance. Many home health assistants also work in assisted living
facilities, which provide independent living in a homelike group environment, with professional care available as
needed.
Outcome Objective:
The program aims at making a student competent to perform the following skills:

 Demonstrate Skills of general hygiene and grooming, bathing procedures and guidelines, mouth, eye, ear, skin,
hair, nail and foot care.
 Demonstrate Skills of feeding the patient, taking care of elimination needs and procedures.
 Demonstrate skills to enable geriatric/paralytic/immobile patient to cope with changes to their health and
environment including preventing risk of falls
 Demonstrate Basic Life Support, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and other actions in the event of medical and
facility emergencies.
 Practice infection control measures, promote safety, list usage of protective devices and right methods of bio
medical waste management at home level.

ELIGIBILITY 10+2 Pass
FEE STRUCTURE Rs.6,000/-for full programme plus. Registration fee of Rs.300/-
PROGRAMME COORDINATOR Dr. Reeta Devi ; E-mail: [email protected]; Ph.No.011-29572817

Course Details


Regional & Study Centre Details

BHOPAL 1500: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE BHOPAL LSC Code 1500
BHUBANESHWAR 2137P: COLL OF NURSING,M.K.C.G MEDICAL (2137P)
NAGPUR 3600: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE NAGPUR LSC Code 3600
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5511: HQ 39 MTN DIV (5511)
CHANDIGARH 06037: DR B R AMBEDKAR STATE INSTT OF MEDICAL SCIENCES MOHALI LSC 06037
BIJAPUR 8500: Regional Centre Bijapur LSC Code 8500

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