Intro to Professional Caregiving
What this course is all about:
Introduction to professional caregiving Confidentiality and HIPAA Standards and benefits of being a professional caregiver Harassment in the workplace Eligible adult abuse and exploitation Hygiene and infection control General task procedures Personal care tasks Ambulation Exercise Feeding Bathing Shaving Toileting Medication Reminder Client Monitoring Promoting a clean an d safe environment Emergency event protocol preparedness Fall safety protocol
This Program of Study transforms caregiving experience into a profession as a Certified Home Services Worker. It outlines client companionship, housekeeping, personal care, and assistance with day-to-day activities. Focus on the basic skills needed to be a caregiver which becomes a foundation of a caregiver’s knowledge and professional development.
To gain the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective care to any client or family members as a Professional Caregiver. Learners will achieve understanding of the importance of meeting the needs of their client(s) while helping them maintain a high quality of life.