The IHSS Public Authority is pleased to announce that we are now offering trainings for IHSS providers online via Care Academy!

Training Topics Include:

  • Basic Housekeeping Techniques.
  • What does it mean to be a professional caregiver
  • Overview of Nutrition and Food Prep
  • Managing Job Related Stress
  • Assisting with Elimination Needs
  • Overview of Skin Care and Wound Prevention
  • Assisting with Oral Hygiene
  • Introduction to Dementia Care
  • Managing a Clean and Healthy Environment (Infection Control)
  • Safety Precautions and Fall Prevention (Part 1)
  • Safety Precautions and Fall Prevention (Part 2)
  • Overview of Transfers and Mobility Equipment
  • Communicating with Older Adults
  • Assisting with Bathing
  • Clients Rights, HIPPA, and Elder Abuse Prevention
  • Assisting with Personal Care Through ADLs
  • Assisting with Independent Living Through IALDs
  • PPE for Homecare
  • Overview of Mental Illness Care
  • ​Overview of Intellectual Disability Care
  • Coping Skills for Caregivers
  • ​Performing Basic First Aid during Medical Emergencies
  • ​Emergency Planning and Response

Benefits include:

  • Self-paced learning
  • Certificates available
  • Wide variety of classes
  • Access on your phone, tablet or computer

If you are interested in this new training platform, please contact Nicole ( / 209-468-1747) and once registered, you'll receive an email from Care Academy with log in instructions.

Please contact Nicole if you have any questions; / 209-468-1747

Virtual Trainings​​

The IHSS PA will be hosting two classes via Microsoft Teams. These are not paid trainings but they do offer useful/helpful information. If you are interested in taking any of these FREE classes please call or email Nicole; or 209-468-1747.



IHSS Career Pathways Program

This optional training program is offered to eligible IHSS/WPCS providers. For more information please reference the attached flyers and/or their website. 

Below are some organizations that offer online training's. Click the organization name to explore the different training's they offer. 

​Community Hospice              

​Alzheimer's Association

Nutrition and Wellness for the Aging Video


Upcoming Trainings

Public Authority In-Home Supportive Services

San Joaquin County ~ COVID-19 Updated