Personal Care Aide
The Adult Education Personal Care Aide Program is an 80-hour module course preparing students for entry-level employment as a personal healthcare aide in either a home setting, convalescent facility, or for social services placement.
In this course, adult education students will be trained in ethics in healthcare, clients' rights, and elder abuse as well as emergency first aid, personal care and assistance with daily living tasks like mobility, bathing, and toileting.
Throughout the course, MCAS Personal Care Aide students are taught to respect the individual’s rights to privacy and dignity and provide care in such a way that the person’s independence is enhanced and supported.
When you graduate, head to our career center to work on your resume and job hunting skills.
The average salary of a Personal Care Aide is $22,470 in the United States