• Course Overview
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Course Duration
  • Course Highlight
  • Course Content
  • Highlights of the contact program
  • Who Can Join?
  • Certification
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A career as a home health aide (HHA) is turning out to be very rewarding these days, especially for those who enjoy taking care of others. This course has been formulated to enrich knowledge & skills of different stakeholders in healthcare. It has been particularly designed for skill improvement of personnel providing geriatric care.

A Home Health AIDE assists patients who cannot do certain things for themselves. These professionals are trained to assist people who require some assistant and would likely be unwell, elderly or disabled. A professional as a home health aide requires cautious dealing with people, as this is the major part of this type of work. Aspirants need to be kind and thoughtful towards the patients and always ready to serve them.



  • Minimum 10th pass from central board or any recognized state board. Eligibility can be relaxed in special circumstances.
Course Duration

Program Advantages

3 months online course with 2 days contact program supported by local expert faculty and exposure visit.

Course Highlight

Course Highlight

Course Pedagogy (in line with global practices):

  • Course content approved by Healthcare Sector Skill Council, a non statutory body of Govt. of India.
  • Course Pedagogy (in line with global practices): Differentiator 50% theory and 50% application based online teaching.
  • Application based online teaching through virtual class rooms, white board, webinars, E-group work / presentation, live lectures by subject experts, chats, instant messaging, blogs screen shares, project work.
  • Contact program for onsite learning
  • Reference subject content through E library.
  • Credits based teaching outcomes for global application.
Course Content

Course Content

  • Population ageing and demographic transition
  • Physiology of ageing
  • Psychological changes during ageing process
  • Life course perspective of ageing
  • Reducing vulnerability among elderly and utilizing them as a potential resource
  • Common health problems of the elderly
  • Functionality, disability and rehabilitation needs of the elderly
  • Policies, programs and legislations for elderly
Highlights of the contact program

Highlights of the contact program

  • Power point presentations
  • Teaching Aids
  • Visit to PHC/CHC/Old age Home/Dispensary
  • Group work
  • Case studies
  • Q and A Sessions
  • Experience sharing by Experts
Who Can Join?

Who Can Join?

  • Health care providers (Medical, Nursing, Paramedical personnel) from all systems of medicine in government and private sector.
  • Social scientists
  • Counsellors
  • Professionals wanting to pursue a career in hospitals / Health care settings / home based care
  • MSWs
  • Public and Community health professionals


Successful candidates will be awarded a joint certificate by Astron Institute of Social Sciences, Health sector Skill Council, promoted by Govt. of India and International Accreditation Organization.