Caregiver Training Modules

Welcome to the Caregiverlist Basic Training for Caregivers

This course meets orientation training requirements for state training and the basic training as outlined by the national home care association. Companies subscribe to the training to keep up with state mandated training requirements and individual caregivers, family caregivers and Long-term Insurance covered caregivers may purchase the training to deliver safe, quality caregiving for seniors.

Training certificate Pink Vneck Tshirts   Gray Tshirt for professional association of caregivers Caregiver training is organized to match the state training laws, Example: Illinois 8-hour home caregiver training mandate. (Title 77, Ch.I, (b) Section 245.71 (d)) and California Consumer Protection Act by California Assembly Bill 1217. ?'s e-mail:

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Duties of a Caregiver

Learn the basic scope of a caregiver's job including how to preserve your clients' safety and integrity, help with mobility and independence, and how to work within the rules and regulations that govern your job.

Communicating with Others

This 2 credit hour course will help you understand how to communicate with impaired clients, individuals with Alzheimer's or memory loss, agitated people and others in your work.

Observation, Reporting and Recording

As a caregiver your skills of observation, reporting and recording are vital to helping the rest of the care team provide the best care possible to your clients. Sharpen those skills with this class.

Providing Personal Care

Learn to capably assist a client with personal care tasks like bathing, dressing and grooming, as well as oral care, foot care and even how to give a client a gentle massage.

Promoting and Maintaining Good Mobility

Helping clients with mobility includes learning skills to safely assist with transferring, walking, range of motion and more. The goal is to keep your clients moving, while keeping them - and you - safe. This course is worth 2 credit hours.

Elimination and Toileting

This course will help the caregiver understand the entire digestive process and know what to watch for in clients to ensure good bowel and bladder function, as well as good toileting and incontinence care.

Infection Control

Good infection control starts with proper hand washing, but continues through many steps the caregiver can take. Understanding this topic will help you keep your clients - and yourself and others - as healthy as possible.

Environmental Hazards and Safety

In this course you will learn how to help create a safe, comforting environment, and how to keep it free from hazards. Creating and maintaining a safe environment is important for both you and your clients.

Basic First Aid

In this course you will learn basic first aid including, burns and poisons, heat attack and shock, chocking and falls, stoke and wounds, and other sudden emergencies.

Understanding Elder Abuse

Abuse is more than just physical. It can also be emotional, financial and sexual. Learn how to recognize and report all types of abuse and neglect, as well as how to protect yourself so that you never abuse a client in your care. This is a 2 credit hour course.

Certificate of Completion

All course quizzes must have been completed with an 80% score or above to achieve your certificate.

Note: State specific training will be organized according to the state law, such as California's training which requires 5 hours of Safety and Orientation training followed by 5 hours of Core Competency training.

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