High School Home Health Education Foundation

The Mission of High School Home Health Education Foundation (HSHHEF) is to offer free health career training in an after school setting to high school seniors. In one semester, the teens are prepared for a future career as Certified Nursing Assistants, Geriatric Nurses and Home Health Aides. In addition to classroom instruction, the program includes practical on-the-job-training. HSHHEF partners with Ingleside at King Farm, a continuing care retirement community in Rockville, MD< where the students work hands on with patients under the supervision of experienced nursing professionals. […]

Home Health Aides Deserve More!

Home health aides are responsible for more than just sweeping the floors or doing the dishes. Their services range from attending to basic medical needs, bathing, and feeding clients and, to more importantly, being a companion. As it stands, though, home health aides are drastically underpaid and underappreciated. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,[…]