Caregiver training in the senior care industry for professional caregiver employment is regulated by each state’s Department of Health. Training requirements for nursing homes, assisted living communities and senior home care agencies protect both seniors and caregivers.
Review the Virginia caregiver training requirements apply professional caregiving jobs near you.
Virginia Senior Caregiver Training Requirements
10 Hours of Professional Caregiver Training Required by State Law
Virginia caregivers may obtain personal caregiver training and learn the basic caregiving skills when caring for a senior in their home, such as how to safely transfer someone from bed to chair to toilet, how to communicate with seniors with hearing or memory loss, environmental and emergency safety and privacy requirements mandated by HIPAA.
Caregiverlist Certified Caregiver Training provides a 8-hour online training course meeting the guidelines established by senior care industry professionals.
Senior care companies will maintain their own caregiver training policies and provide caregiver training for each client along with training on age-related illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.
Certified Nursing Aides must take a state-approved C.N.A. course and then successfully pass the state exam.