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Home Care Assistant

Home Care Assistant

A Continuing Education Program

Offered by Macomb's Center for Health Careers, this program will teach you about helping patients with daily living activities, following safety procedures, providing companionship, planning and preparing meals, and observing and documenting a patient's health and progress. You will also learn about the working relationship Home Care Assistants must have with registered nurses and other health care professionals to ensure a patient's well-being.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Home Care Assistant

  1. You can complete the program in three months
  2. You’ll be able to practice basic nursing skills in an on-site classroom laboratory under the direct supervision of a registered nurse
  3. An Occupational Coordinator is available to help with job placement

Career Opportunities in Home Care Assistant

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

Job-posting data can give you insights about employers seeking job applicants, where those jobs are located, and the average salary being offered. Use the Career Insights Tool to see national, state or metropolitan area information.

Data are provided by Burning Glass Technologies and drawn from large area samples. Data are not drawn from Macomb Community College-specific student or program outcomes.



Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Home Care Assistant Program?

For more information, contact Macomb's Center for Health Careers at 586.226.4807 or

What is a Continuing Education Program?

Our Workforce and Continuing Education programs are designed to help you develop in your career, learn a new skill or explore a personal interest. These programs are open enrollment, which means you do not have to fill out on application. These programs are not eligible for financial aid or for academic credit toward an associate degree or related certificate.

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