Caregiverlist - Care for the Caregiver Day

Caregivers: It’s time to take care of you! We know caregiving takes a toll on you physically and emotionally. Join us for a day of free training, free food, relaxing massages, a take home goody bag and more.

Date: Sign-up Below to receive update for 2011 dates

Time: Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Open House format – show up when it is convenient – workshops and ongoing skills training throughout the day)

Location: Downtown Chicago (near El train and Bus stops)
11 East Adams Street at State Street, 2nd Floor
Classrooms of the Illinois School of Health Careers

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Workshops: Receive a “Certificate of Attendance”

Transfering Skills: Refresh your skills or learn for the first time from health school instructors. How to transfer from bed to chair and back and how to reposition bedridden patients to prevent bedsores.

Coping with Attachment and Grief: How to manage the emotional attachment to patients and effectively manage the grieving process.

Communicating with Mentally Challenged Patients: How to effectively interact with patients with memory loss or other mental impairments.

Get Hired! Seminar: Learn about interview questions and how to best prepare for a caregiving job interview so you will land the position. What items should you bring to an interview? What should you wear? Do’s and Do not’s from senior home care company recruiters and hiring managers.

Caregiverlist Training Tools: Practice nursing aide exams, Sample nursing aide exams, caregiver skills test, caregiver certification training (for non-medical caregivers, background check information, career paths, salary and benefit expectations.

Education Opportunities: Learn about Medical Careers. Talk to admissions counselors to find out about admission requirements, program details, financial aide. Meet current students and graduates of the Illinois School of Health Careers.