Home care services are those services which, in order to maintain or return to their own homes single persons, elderly persons, persons with disabilities or illnesses or families in difficulties and with a view to ensuring greater self-reliance, provide at their request the necessary guidance and assistance in carrying out the activities involved with daily living by making available to them family, elderly or domestic help at home.
- You have obtained your diploma within the EEA or Switzerland
- You are a national of a country within the EEA or Switzerland
- Your diploma will provide you with access to the profession regulated by the Common Community Commission in your country of origin.
Action to be taken
You should send the application form to the Common Community Commission. Please see link. The application will be examined and the United College will take a decision.
- Anyone who wants to work as an assistant to families or the elderly in a home care service recognised by the Common Community Commission must have a diploma. The diplomas for family and elderly care workers which are taken into account are the following:
- * the certificate issued by a centre recognised by the French Community, the French Community Commission or the Flemish Community, which shows that the person concerned has successfully completed a full course of training as a polyvalent auxiliary worker, family helper or care assistant.
- * an attestation of competence or certificate of registration issued by the ministers competent for the French Community, the French Community Commission or the Flemish Community;
- * a certificate or diploma issued by a vocational school of higher secondary education which proves that the candidate has successfully completed a full training course as a family and health helper, childcare worker or aspiring nurse.