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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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Home Care Assistant is among the top 10 fastest growing job categories nationally due to a progressively aging population. Demand is high in both private homes and residential care facilities.

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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