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Are you ready to get started on a Caregiver career?
You can become a certified Caregiver in 4 easy steps.

Are you ready to get started on a Caregiver career?


Purchase training


Check your e-mail & follow the log-in instructions


Review course sections, tip-sheets & practice quizzes


Pass exam at 75% & receive certification

Our state specific courses meet all industry standards Offered at a discounted rate of $59, they include 24/7 access to the course, certificate and inclusion in our caregiver registry. Our state specific courses meet all industry standards.

The caregiver training information sections and reviews provide excellent information and most importantly, are easy for the caregivers to understand and use.
- Pamela Richardson, Administrator, Visiting Angels, Atlanta, Georgia

Our state-specific certification course:

Caregiver job responsibilities and protocol Senior caregiver job description Communication skills CARE PLAN and Care Plan notes and activities Personal care and toileting Adaptive equipment for transfers (gait belts and lifts) Basic hygiene and basic infection control Maintaining a clean, safe and healthy environment Basic personal and environmental safety precautions Emergency procedures including basic first aid and client’s emergency preparedness plan Confidentiality of client personal, financial and health information HIPAA Understanding abuse and neglect Bonus section: stroke care

Course Details Sample Quiz

Need more training? We also offer:

Medicaid Home Health Aide Alzheimer’s Disease Memory Loss Parkinson’s Disease Age-Related Illness Renewal Training


What kind of Caregiver will you be?

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Want to go further?
Join the Professional Association of Caregivers (PAC)

Purchase state-specific certification course only and receive:
  • Certification course for your state
  • Certificate of completion
  • Inclusion in our certified registry

Cost: $59

Join PAC and receive:
  • Caregiver course for your state
  • Certificate of completion
  • T-shirt and lapel pin
  • Inclusion in our certified registry
  • Monthly e-mail newsletter
  • Ongoing 1-hour training refreshers
  • Participation in industry surveys

Cost: $79


Need a Caregiver job? Visit our Career Center!

Caregiver and nursing aide pay rate continues to rise and remains above the minimum wage. Our Career Center is the only one customized for the growing senior care industry.

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What can you expect as a Caregiver?

Senior home care agencies provide Caregivers with a Plan of Care for each client. The daily routine is reviewed with the Caregiver prior to the assignment.

Essential job functions:

  • Assist with walking and light exercise
  • Plan and prepare meals, followed by clean-up
  • Monitor food expiration dates, make future meals
  • Make beds and change linens, as needed
  • Light housekeeping to include dusting and vacuuming
  • Assist with bathing, dressing and grooming
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Take out garbage
  • Run errands (pickup prescriptions, dry cleaning)
  • Engage in physical and mental exercises
  • Provide medication reminders
  • Escort on appointments (hair salon, physical therapy, etc.)
  • Escort to religious services or events
  • Maintain calendar and organize mail
  • Engage in activities (games, memory books)
  • Companionship

Other Requirements:

  • Record daily care notes
  • Report any significant client changes to the Agency office

Ready to get started on a Caregiver career?

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What to go further with your training?

Please click on your state at left to learn about certificationschools and programs and exams in your state.