Certified Personal Care and Home Care Professional ™
The CPCHCP Certification is an entry-level certification for professionals, front line staff, administrator, Administrators, Social Workers, Geriatric Care Managers, Nurses, CNA's, PCA's, HHA's, GNA and MedTechs, and social worker who provide care to patients with a diagnosis of Dementia in the home care, hospice care or licensed personal care home industry. Once you have obtained this entry-level certification we encourage you to continue with NCCDP education and apply for our globally recognized and prestigious CDP certification. You are on your way to advancing your career. Please click certifications to see the other certifications that NCCDP offers.
NCCDP sister company is the International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and offers a global Montessori dementia specific certification called CMDCP Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional to USA and International professionals. For those who have completed a Montessori Dementia specific curriculum at either a national organization, international organization or university may apply for the CMDCP certification under the grandfather option. ICCDP also offers the ADDC course online for International customers only. International customers who complete a live ADDC seminar in person by a CADDCT trainer or completed a comprehensive ADDC seminar either by a national, international or university may apply for CDP certification under the grandfather option.
|Steps to become certified as a CPCHCP. Fee: $135.00. The Breakdown is as follows: $105.00 Course Fee and $30.00 USD Application Fee.|
Step 1. Complete Application online and pay the application fee.
Step 7. Renew your certification in 24 months. A email reminder will be sent to you. You will need 10 contact hours from NCCDP Online Learning Powered by NetCE to renew your certification.
|To qualify for this certification you must meet the following requirements:|
Track 1: Complete the Personal Care and Home Care 30 hour course upon application approval.
1 year minimum paid full-time experience with a home care agency, hospice agency or licensed personal care home.
Track 3: Four Year College Graduate or Master's Degree.
No License or Certification. The state regulations where you work does not require a license nor certification for my position. We require a copy of the state regulations and a letter from the Executive Director or owner stating this.
Track 4: Grandfather for Nursing Assistants ONLY: You can by pass the course requirement and proceed to certification IF:
Have completed at minimum a 30 hour online nursing assistant training class by a nationally recognized training company.
For the grandfather option (which allows you by pass the course requirement), you must have completed a comprehensive home care or hospice course from a national organization or university such as Relias, online education company, university, association, government agency or trade school.
This does NOT include the required state course required for the following certifications; CNA, HHA, PCA, GNA, Med Tech, or nursing school requirements for LVN, LPN, NP or RN. You can not use the required course work for the above license or certifications for the grandfather option. You will be asked to upload the additional course work certificate of completion or certification if applying for the grandfather option.
|Home care curriculum|
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