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This program allows home care aide organizations or components of home care organizations which provide home care aide services to submit evidence that they meet CAHSAH’s Certification Standards for Home Care Aide Organizations. After verifying that the evidence submitted is complete, CAHSAH will issue the organization a certificate indicating that they have met CAHSAH’s Certification Standards.



HCAO FINALBenefits of Certification

  • Shows referral sources and clients that your caregivers are employees and that you carry workers’ compensation, liability insurance, and an employee dishonesty bond.
  • Demonstrates that caregivers have been background checked and screened for tuberculosis.
  • Enhances staff recruitment and development – Certification can attract qualified personnel who prefer to serve in an organization which meets CAHSAH’s Certification Standards.



The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is a nonprofit organization that represents the nation’s 33,000 home care and hospice organizations.  NAHC also advocates for the more than two million nurses, therapists, aides and other caregivers employed by such organizations to provide in-home services to some 12 million Americans each year who are infirm, chronically ill, and disabled. Along with its advocacy, NAHC provides information to help its members maintain the highest quality of care and is committed to excellence in every respect.