FAMILY CAREGIVER TRAINING

Sometimes you need resources to help you care...

Now you have them… 24/7 with the Family Learning Center™
Being a family caregiver for a spouse, parent, child or loved one takes time, effort and work. You may not always have the answers, know what to expect, or how to react. Now, with our Family Learning Center™, you have a resource available for accurate information to make it easier to care for your loved one… and yourself.

Never be alone… Resources are ALWAYS AVAILABLE
Help is as easy as connecting to the internet and logging in to our Family Learning Center™, with resources that are engaging and interactive and take you step-by-step through essential caregiving topics. And, most importantly, the information is available when you need it 24/7.

Prepare… know what to do
The Family Learning Center™ includes tutorials on first aid, measuring vital signs, providing skin care, nutrition and other vital topics. You’ll have complete access to this information from the moment you log on, allowing you to train and prepare for events before they happen.  Now you can have peace of mind, knowing that important information is just moments away. The Family Learning Center™ can help you understand the multiple perspectives and challenges that go along with providing care – not just for your loved one, but for you, too.

Caring for others means caring for you
You’ll learn to manage and prevent challenging behaviors and identify signs of caregiver stress and burnout. The Family Learning Center™ teaches you how to care for your loved one, as well as how to care for yourself.

Extensive training on Alzheimer’s and Memory Care
If your family is one of the 5 million struggling with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, the Family Learning Center™ gives you answers and encouragement to face your challenge.  Our Family Learning Center™ offers over 20 Alzheimer’s and Memory Care training courses to help you care for your loved one.

Log on. Get answers you need, just when you need them.
Family Learning Center™ Courses

Basic Caregiving

  • Avoiding Caregiver Stress

  • Becoming a Caregiver

  • Body Systems and the Aging Process

  • Common Chronic Diseases

  • Common Communicable Diseases

  • Communicating with Others

  • Controlling Infection

  • Elimination and Toileting

  • End of Life Care

  • Environmental Hazards and Safety

  • First Aid: Burns and Poisons

  • First Aid: Choking and Falls

  • First Aid: Heart Attack and Shock

  • First Aid: Other Sudden Emergencies

  • First Aid: Stroke and Wounds

  • Handling Difficult Situations & Behaviors, Part 1

  • Handling Difficult Situations & Behaviors, Part 2

  • Helping Around the House

  • Human Needs and Development

  • Measuring Vital Signs

  • Nutrition and Hydration

  • Observation, Reporting and Recording

  • Promoting and Maintaining Good Mobility

  • Promoting Personal Independence

  • Providing Personal Care

  • Providing Skin Care

  • Tasks of a Caregiver

  • Understanding Elder Abuse

  • Understanding Senior Rights

 

Alzheimer's & Memory Care

  • Signs and Symptoms

  • In their shoes: A person’s perspective

  • What families should know

  • Diagnosis & the caregiver’s role

  • Learning to Communicate

  • Daily Care Skills

  • Practicing good hygiene

  • Environment is important

  • Creating a calming, restful environment

  • Activities for Special People

  • Household chores can be FUN

  • Preventing weight loss

  • Improving diet & nutrition

  • Challenging behaviors: Prevention

  • Challenging behaviors: Priorities & protocol

  • Challenging behaviors: Violence & Aggression

  • Challenging behaviors: After an event

  • Managing pain & non-verbal cues

  • Assessments and Care Planning

  • Documenting care

  • Wandering: Staying safe