Personal Care Training

The East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging provides Personal Care Training to anyone 18 years of age or older who is seeking employment with us.  The training includes lessons on communication skills, body functions, diseases common among the elderly and disabled populations, mental health, personal care skills and record keeping.

The classes are conducted at the Area Agency on Aging located at 2005 East Highland in Jonesboro.  Classes are held 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. each day.  Classes can be held in other counties if interest warrants.  Class sizes are limited and the Area Agency on Aging reserves the right to restrict participation.

Upon successful completion of this course an individual will be qualified to work for a provider of personal care services as a personal care aide, under the supervision of a professional person.  In order to receive a certificate, participants must attend the entire class and pass a written and skills test.  Certification is paid for employees of East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging.  Please call for the cost of a certificate if you are an employer, or plan to work for another employer.

For more information call toll free 1-800-681-6944 or (870) 930-2243 or visit us at 2005 East Highland Drive Jonesboro, Arkansas 72403.