DC Caregiver Training & Certification for Home Care

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Caregiver training in the senior care industry for professional caregiver employment meets the state of DC health department guidelines. Training requirements for senior home care agencies and assisted living and residential assisted living communities protect both seniors and caregivers.

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DC Caregiver Training Requirements

Course includes Training Videos, Glossary of Terms, Care Plan Notes and Exam
* hours may vary by state

8HR

FIRST YEAR TRAINING

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8HR

RENEWAL TRAINING

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2HR

SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION

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2HR

ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA TRAINING

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DC 8-Hour Caregiver Training Course

The course includes training videos along with a glossary, care plan notes, and exam to fulfill the 8 hours of annual training as outlined in Title 77, Section 245.71 DC State Qualifications and Requirements for Home Services Workers.

  1. Caregiver Job Requirements and Protocol
  2. Senior Caregiver Job Description
  3. Communication Skills
  4. Care Plan and Care Plan Notes and Activities
  5. Personal Care and Toileting
  6. Adaptive Equipment for Transfers (Gait Belts and Lifts)
  7. Basic Hygiene and Basic Infection Control
  8. Maintaining a Clean, Safe, and Healthy Environment
  9. Basic Personal and Environmental Safety Precautions
  10. Emergency Procedures, Including Basic First Aid and Client's Emergency Preparedness Plan
  11. Confidentiality of Client Personal, Financial, and Health Information (HIPAA)
  12. Understanding Abuse and Neglect
  13. Stroke Care for Seniors Rehabilitating after Experiences a Stroke

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