In-person caregiver training provides hands-on learning experiences that foster practical skills and immediate feedback. This immersive approach provides an opportunity for real-time practice and the chance to connect with instructors and peers in a face-to-face setting.
Assisting with Personal Care
Understanding the Care worker’s role with assisting with personal care through ADL’s
Clean and Healthy Environment
Importance of a clean and healthy environment to control and combat infection
Safety Precautions and Fall Prevention
Learn multiple safety techniques in order to prevent falls in the house and outside
Nutrition and Food Preparation
An overview of nutrition and safe food preparation
Understanding how to assist with medication self-administration
Skin Care and Wound Prevention
Safety protocols of skincare and wound prevention
Understanding Vital Signs
Learn about Safety precautions and vital signs
Introduction to Dementia Care
Overview of symptoms and mild cognitive impairment
Tools and resources for fire and medical emergencies
Transfers and Mobility
Learn techniques for safe patient handling
The Dementia Challenge
Understand dementia sensory and cognitive changes
Family Caregiver Education
8-week education and respite program for dementia caregivers
Our online and self-paced training courses offer a flexible and accessible way for caregivers to enhance their skills and knowledge. With the convivence of learning from anywhere at any time, online training empowers caregivers to provide higher quality care and improve the lives of care recipients.
Providing Homecare to LGBT Older Adults
Engage LGBT clients, strategies for using affirming language, and ways to create a sense of safety for your client
Medication Administration Basics
Techniques to safely and accurately administer medications, including precautions and reading medication orders
Emergency Procedures and Preparedness
Emergency preparedness for disasters such as severe weather, fire, floods, earthquakes, and other emergency situations
Managing Job-Related Stress
Explore work-related stresses including generational differences, family dynamics, and conflicts
Mental Illness & Hoarding Disorder
Basics of mental illness in older adults and overview of hoarding disorder and how to help clients
Overview of Depression Care
Learn to identify who may be at risk and understand non-medical strategies to help treat depression
Dementia caregiver training is essential for providing compassionate and effective care to individuals living with dementia. It equips caregivers with specialized knowledge, communication skills, and strategies to enhance quality of life for care recipients. By understanding the unique challenges and needs of dementia patients, caregivers can offer the support and empathy necessary for a dignified and fulfilling life.
Glenner GRACE Model for Dementia Care
Overview of dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, and the Glenner GRACE model to improve care
Teepa Snow Dementia Training
Understand dementia and support those living with brain change in a positive way (15 Hours)
Teepa Snow: Seeing it from the Other Side
To truly look at dementia care and perform better, we have to be able to see it from the other side
Clases En Español
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Additional courses for in-home and community-based caregivers are available on the state-wide CalGrows Course Catalog. Click here to view the full suite of online and in-person training opportunities to help improve your occupational skills on your own terms.