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FREE Family Caregiver Online Training | Generations Home Care

It doesn’t matter if you are new to being a family caregiver or if you’ve been doing it for years.  It’s just hard.  It’s hard emotionally, it’s hard financially and it can reap havoc on a the health of the family caregiver.  Although we provide in home care services, we also provide at no charge access to our Family Learning Center.  The Family Learning Center was built for the purpose of training family caregivers.   It’s our way of letting family caregivers know that they aren’t alone and that they can get some training.  It has over 40 hours of training of which over 25 hours is dedicated to Alzheimer’s and Dementia training.

You can sign up for the free online training here.

The training includes:

  • Human Needs and Development
  • Handling Difficult Situations and Behaviors, part 1
  • Handling Difficult Situations and Behaviors, part 2
  • Emergency First Aid: Burns and Poisons
  • Emergency First Aid: Heart Attack and Shock
  • Emergency First Aid: Choking and Falls
  • Emergency First Aid: Stroke and Wounds
  • Elimination and Toileting
  • Providing Skin Care
  • End of Life Care
  • Assessments and Care Planning
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • In their shoes: A person’s perspective
  • What families should know
  • Daily Care Skills
  • Practicing good hygiene
  • Environment is important
  • Creating a calming, restful environment
  • Preventing weight loss
  • Improving diet & nutrition
  • Challenging behaviors: Prevention
  • Challenging behaviors: After an event
  • Managing pain & non-verbal cues

Of course, if you need more than just training, we also offer respite care.  Contact us to set up a complimentary in home assistance with one of our Care Plan Specialist.


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