Caregiver Training Academy
With the shortage of quality direct care workers, WISE & Healthy Aging is proud to collaborate with the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Schmieding Center for Senior Health and Education in developing evidence-based courses for informal (family) and formal (paid) caregivers.
California Working Caregivers: ALL in-home caregivers employed by home care agencies MUST be licensed! This 5-hour class fulfills the training requirement for the California Department of Social Services license. learn the basics: role of the caregiver, how to prevent falls and fires, what to do in an emergency or disaster, and how to avoid infections.
WISE ElderPal Level 1 and Level 2 (Advanced): The "nuts and bolts' of caregiving, from the basics to more advanced skills! Useful for family members – essential for in-home paid caregivers.
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Specialty Course: This 16-hour course addresses the needs of anyone caring for a person with this condition. Topics covered include the signs, symptoms and stages; communication; dealing with difficult behaviors; nutrition; caregiver stress; and more! This course provides 16 hours of CEUs for Certified Nursing Assistants. Ahora en ESPAÑOL!
All our programs follow the nationally recognized, evidence-based curriculum, pioneerd by the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Schmieding Center for Senior Health and Education, found only at WISE & Healthy Aging!
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