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Who are we?
Altra Academy is a home health aide training school located in Foxboro, MA.  The company was started by Sandy and Jim Pellegrine to address the shortage of caregivers providing care to people in their home.  Altra Academy strives to give students the confidence and ability to provide the best possible care.

This 80 hour course is designed to prepare students with the necessary skills to work as a  Home Health Aide (HHA).  Throughout the course, students will receive both classroom and clinical training in Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL’s). These activities include bathing, transfers, feeding, and range of motion as well as household management, meal planning and preparation as well as record keeping. Students will learn to recognize changes in a patient and how to respond to emergencies.

Upon successful completion of this course, which includes a demonstration of skills as well as a written exam, students will receive a Certificate of Completion as a Home Health Aide and will be able to provide personal care to a patient in their home, confidently and competently!

Home Health Aides play a vital role in the provision of healthcare services.  Upon completion of this course, you will become a valuable member of the paraprofessional workforce.

Who is this course designed for?

  • Someone interested in becoming part of the growing field of home health.
  • Someone who LOVES to help people.
  • Someone in a related field looking to broaden their experience
  • Someone interested in a respected career that offers both full and part-time work, flexible schedules.

Does this sound like you?  In as little as 5 weeks, you can be living your dream.  Sign up now!

“They may forget your name, but they will never forget how you made them feel” …Maya Angelou

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