Welcome to the Washington Home Care Association (WAHCA)

WAHCA (formerly WAPDA) was formed in 2005 to advance the field of private duty home care in Washington State and support member home care agencies. WAHCA is a state chapter of the Home Care Association of America (HCAOA), formerly the National Private Duty Association (NPDA).

WAHCA's Vision and Goals are to:

  • Set industry standards for private duty home care
  • Foster ethical business practices
  • Educate the public about private duty home care and other direct care models
  • Develop best practices within the home care industry
  • Have a strong voice in Olympia to advocate both for our members and our client families
  • Work effectively with other home care and health care related organizations to better serve our clients and community
  • Provide support resources among private duty home care agencies
  • Provide educational and training opportunities for members and the community at large

Continuing Education

Online CEs from WAHCA and aQuire Training Solutions

Wondering how to complete your required Continuing Education classes (CEs)? Don't worry. In partnership with aQuire Training Solutions WAHCA is now offering caregivers online CEs at a deep discount.


2016 Annual Conference

Join the 10th Annual State Conference!
Blooming with the Boomers returns
September 13th and 14th 2016
Registration are open!
Click on the Link to learn more about the program!