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Home Health Care: Over One Million Jobs!



The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that 1,129,000 more home health care aides will be needed between now and 2030. That represents growth of nearly 33% in the field, as our population ages. Importantly, home health aides make it possible for so many of us to realize a dearly held goal: living in our own homes as long as possible.


Welcome In

That’s what relieved families say when home health care agencies assign an aide. In fact, home health care aides often say it is the welcoming smiles and knowledge that they are making a difference that keep them going, despite the challenges of the job. As the executive director of Home Care Aide in Massachusetts says,“You come into a lot of awkward situations…You’re in the home by yourself, so you have to think on your feet and be comfortable meeting a lot of new people.”


Home health care agencies and networks across the country are busily recruiting and training for the huge wave of aides needed—now and over the next decade. U.S. News explains:


Most aides have a high school diploma, although this degree is not required for the position. Aides at agencies that receive funding from Medicare or Medicaid must get a minimum level of training and pass a competency evaluation or receive state certification. The requirements for certification vary by state and often include formal training at community colleges or vocational schools. Home health aides can also be certified by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice, which involves 75 hours of training and passing a written exam. Training tasks include housekeeping chores such as cooking for clients who have special dietary needs, learning how to treat infections and basic safety techniques like emergency readiness.


Important to Know: Home Health Care Bonds


It’s common for state licensing agencies to require home care businesses to obtain a home health care license bond. This surety bond guarantees that the company will operate according to all applicable rules and regulations. Sometimes a home health care service fidelity bond is required. This covers a home health care service company and customers in the event of dishonest or fraudulent actions by employees.


You can learn more about health care license bonds, sometimes also reffered to as  caregiver insurance bonds or home bonds right here.  As a leading, national direct provider of bonds, Colonial Surety makes it easy to obtain the specific home health care bonds needed in every state in the country. Uniquely, Colonial Surety provides bonds to meet the specific requirements of obligees. Obtain Home Health Care License Bonds easily, affordably and quickly from Colonial.


Home Health Care License Bond Here.


Extra Nice To Know

According to its recent survey of 1,170 health care workers, which included home health care aides, USA Today reports that despite the incredible stress and challenges brought on by the pandemic, 75% said they still love their jobs!


Branching Out?

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As a national surety bond leader, Colonial makes it quick and efficient to obtain license bonds in just a few clicks, online, anytime, from anywhere. Founded in 1930, Colonial Surety Company is a leading direct seller and writer of surety bonds and insurance products across the USA. Colonial is rated “A Excellent” by A.M. Best Company and U.S. Treasury listed. Our customers have awarded us a 4.8 TrustScore—and they especially appreciate our speedy, easy service. You will too—we promise!