Online Learning

If you’re wondering what a PCA does, check out this short module called “Becoming a Personal Care Attendant (PCA)”.

These courses will help you develop skills for home care work. You will receive a certificate of completion for each module.

Fundamentals of Home Care

This training presents the guidelines needed to practice safe infection control strategies and Universal Precautions for PCAs, home care workers, and caregivers during the COVID-19 crisis in Massachusetts.

If you have little to no PCA or home care experience, this course includes lots of information about working for people in their home. The goal of this module is to keep you and your consumer-employer safe and healthy.

Support for LGBT Elders

Consumer and employers come from all backgrounds and cultures, here’s a learning module that will give you some awareness into the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender) community.

Support for Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

If you have not worked with people who are deaf or hard of hearing this training will help you understand the challenges of this community and how to overcome those challenges.

Cleaning for Consumers with Asthma

If you know someone with asthma, you probably know that many things can cause breathing programs. This module will help you keep their home safe for them.

Opioid Use in Older Adults

In your work as a direct care worker, you may see side effects of opioid use or signs of misuse that family members or doctors may not see. This module outlines the risks and benefits of opioid use and how to recognize problems in the older adults you work with.