5%, and nearly 23% of black home health aides
reported racial discrimination (p<.
All nursing services are provided by Registered Nurses licensed in the state of New Jersey and all home health aides
As table 4 illustrates, home health aides
need only short-term on-the-job training.
Some relief might be ahead, Patterson said at the time, because home health aides
would come under the testing law Jan.
Qualicare Homecare receives and fulfills requests all the time for home health aides
with experience or training in caring for patients with special or specific care needs, which includes individuals with multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, diabetes, congestive heart failure, cancer and those in hospice.
A step-by-step handbook reference which extensively teaches people who use home health aides
, or personal care attendants (PCA's) how to find, train, manage, and pay these workers while keeping them happy.
The passed legislation also establishes comprehensive geriatric training grants for nurses; offers grants to nursing schools for faculty loan programs; institutes career ladder programs (Weiss says CNAs and home health aides
are eligible); creates nurse retention and patient safety enhancement grants; and provides for a public service announcement campaign to promote the nursing profession.
A Career Ladder Grant program would provide scholarships or stipends for nurse professionals, licensed practical nurses, certified nurse assistants and home health aides
who enroll in entry-level nursing programs, as well as programs for advanced practice nursing degrees, RN/ master's degrees, doctoral degrees, public health nursing, nurse educator training, nurse administrator training and training programs focused on specific technology use or disease management.
Most of the PASSPORT money - approximately 70 to 75% - is spent on the wages of personal care home health aides