Comprehensive training programs for HHA’s, CNA’s, and Caregivers

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Classes are based on state mandates, client needs, and your caregiver’s learning path.

CORE CLASSES

Needs-based content means caregivers learn the necessary skills to provide excellent care in the field.

STATE MANDATES

We monitor each caregiver’s training progress to ensure state training requirements are met within the timeline and state guidelines.

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING

Create custom online training programs that meet your agency’s professional developmental needs so you can attract, train and retain more caregivers.

High-Quality Education for Excellent Care

Meet your onboarding and staff quality needs while supporting your caregivers with unrivaled professional development classes.

Classes and Certification

Recommended Training Curriculum

Suggested Initial Training

Get your caregivers in the field fast with initial training that covers three key areas of elder care.
Introduction to Caregiving (3.5 hours)
  • What Does it Mean to Be a Caregiver? (.5 hr)
  • Clients’ Rights & HIPPA (1 hr)
  • Elder Abuse & Neglect (1 hr)
  • Communicating with Older Adults (1 hr)
Health & Safety (3 hours)
  • Infection Control (1 hr)
  • Emergency Procedures (1 hr)
  • Safety Precautions (1 hr)
Assisting with Daily Living (2 hours)
  • Assisting with Personal Care (1 hr)
  • Assisting with Living Independently (1 hr)
For agencies located in states without mandated requirements, CareAcademy recommends offering 8 hours of initial training in core topics when preparing caregivers to work with clients.

Suggested Annual Training

Ensure caregivers remain compliant with your state’s mandates and continue to follow best practices in care.
Required Core Topics in (4 hours)
  • Clients’ Rights & HIPPA (1 hr)
  • Elder Abuse & Neglect (1 hr)
  • Infection Control (1 hr)
  • Emergency Procedures (1 hr)
Electives (4 Hours)
  • Select from a series of popular courses on the latest in healthcare education
For agencies located in states without mandated requirements, CareAcademy recommends caregivers complete 8 hours of annual continuing education training. These 8 hours include 4 hours of core topic review, followed by 4 hours on subjects selected by the agency that best support their clients’ needs.

Customized Training

Each agency has specific needs in addition to their state mandates. CareAcademy’s catalog of courses allows you to customize a training program to meet the demands of your market in addition to state mandates giving you the flexibility to upskills caregivers and strengthen their career path.
Popular Class Topics include:
  • Dementia Care
  • Depression Care
  • Parkinson’s Disease Care
  • Mobility and Safety Equipment
  • Cancer Care
  • Heart Disease Care
Courses can also supplement your in-person training using our lessons plans. Great for group settings or for states that require an in-person component to certification.

Last year, we certified thousands of caregivers and saved homecare agencies millions of dollars in training costs.

I am thrilled with the level of service and attention your online training provides – for me and my caregivers! Shelly W.

Home Care Agency Owner, California

Home Care Certification State Requirements

Each agency has specific needs in addition to their state mandates. CareAcademy’s catalog of courses allows you to customize a training program to meet the demands of your market in addition to state mandates giving you the flexibility to upskill caregivers and strengthen their career path.

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