Learning Objective

To enhance technical skill/work efficiency in the following core areas of Home Health Aide:

  • Changing structure of family and society and its impact in the life of senior citizen.
  • Profile of Health problems-physical, social and emotional among elderly.
  • Special effects of disease and body response of elderly disease and treatments.
  • Developing Essentials skills for providing quality care to elderly.
  • Developing skills about preservation and promotion of good health of elderly.Self- care

Eligibility Criteria

  • 10th Pass
  • Basic knowledge of computer
  • English competency - 40% Marks in 10 + 2
  • Basic computer knowledge -MS Office

Course Duration


Course Content

  • Population ageing and demographic transition
  • Physiology of ageing
  • Psychological changes during ageing process
  • Life course perspective of ageing


  • Reducing vulnerability among elderly and utilizing them as a potential resource
  • Common health problems of the elderly
  • Functionality, disability and rehabilitation needs of the elderly
  • Policies, programs and legislations for elderly

Course Highlights

  • Program pedagogy which includes Webinar, Student Faculty Chat by Subject Experts and Project Work.
  • Reference subject through E-library
  • Program materials developed by experts
  • Each block culminating into a qualifying assignment
  • Credit based teaching outcomes for global application

Learning Outcome

  • Better prepared and better skilled to diagnose and treat elderly patients.
  • Improved capabilities to take care of the needs of the elderly.
  • Develop Essentials skills for providing quality care to elderly.
  • Develop skills about preservation and promotion of good health of elderly.

Evaluations and Grading

  • Evaluations will collate candidate performance based on Self Assessment, Term End Assessment, completion of Project Work , participation in Webinar , participation in student-faculty chat.
  • Grading will be done based on alphabetical grade point percentage.


At the end of the program the student will be awarded with Certificate from Astron Institute of International Studies.