HOME HEALTH AIDE

HOME HEALTH AIDE

Brief Course Description
Trainees pursuing this skill will be taught to bathe and dress patients; serve meals and assist the patient to eat; take vitals; turn/reposition bedridden patients; lift patients into beds, wheelchairs, exam tables etc.

Answer patient's calls; provide and empty bed pans; clean and sanitize patient areas; change bed linen; deal with body and oral hygiene, administer medication; check records, clean and tidy patients room.

Job Title 

  • Nursing Aide

Job Title after further studies

  • Registered Nurse

Where are the jobs?

  • Entrepreneur 

  • Home Care Providers

  • Geriatric Homes

  • Nursing Homes

  • Hospitals

Servol Training Centres

  • Beetham

  • Chaguanas

  • El Socorro

  • Forres Park

  • St. Andrew's

Training Period 
Three (3) Terms (ADP not included)

Advanced Training

  • College of Science, Technology & Applied Arts of Trinidad & Tobago (COSTATT)

  • University of the Southern Caribbean (USC)

  • Trinidad & Tobago Registered Nursing Association (TTRNA)

Certification 

  • Servol Trade Certificate

  • National Examination Council (NEC)

 
Literacy Level 

3 - 5


Working Conditions 

  • ​Indoor/Outdoor 

Physical Requirement 

  • Above average body strength

  • No allergies

  • Good disposition 

Other Requirements

  • Ability to settle and pacify the patient

  • Have patience and even temper while treating patients

  • Confidentiality