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You are invited to participate in the following free Caregiver Training Webinars. Simply select the video recording that you would like to learn more about. You will be prompted to enter your name and email address. The courses listed on this page are for information purposes only. Please contact us if you are interested in one of our Professional Caregiver Training Solutions.

Infection Control Tips for Caregivers 

About this Training

Have you ever heard the saying “cleanliness is next to godliness?” This popular saying highlights the importance of having measures in place to keep the environment where you care for your loved one or client clean. For example, routinely disinfecting the living space where your client or loved one receives care and washing your hands properly can prevent the spread of potential illness causing bacteria and viruses like the flu. Like general infections (i.e., eyes, ears, and nose) and seasonal allergies the flu is short-term condition that is usually not life-threatening. In fact, with proper rest and treatment (usually an antibiotic or antiviral medication) your loved one or client will likely return to normal and resume everyday activities within a few weeks. However, it should be noted that common infections like the flu can exacerbate your loved one’s more serious chronic medical conditions and these complications can end up being life threatening.

 
 
Tips for Effective Handwashing


   
Putting on and Removing Gloves




Caregiver Wellness: Tips for Effective Gloving and Handwashing


This article focuses on best practices for effective handwashing, the application and safe removal of gloves, the use of hand sanitizer, and tips for disinfecting your client or loved one’s living space.


Preventing Dependent Adult Abuse  

About this Training

Many vulnerable adults are at an increased risk for abuse and neglect yet knowledge about elder abuse lags as much as two decades behind the fields of child abuse and domestic violence prevention. The prevention of abuse calls for a coordinated, systematic approach that includes healthcare workers, public policy makers, caregivers, and the community working together. The presentation will focus on elder abuse prevention, how you as a caregiver might identify the types of abuse, signs to watch for, and how to overcome barriers associated with reporting abuse.
 


Resources for Employers

As an employer you have an opportunity to redefine the way you train and support your caregivers by doing the following:
 

Learn more about our Caregiver Training

 
Caregiver Support Services can deploy and administer a myriad of custom designed training solutions, helping your agency increase efficiency.

Access the Caregiver Wellness for Companies page

 
Caregiver Support Services recognizes the need to empower family and frontline caregivers to advocate for a supportive workplace where retention of quality caregivers is the focus and where there is an environment that fosters the achievement optimum wellness.

Purchase copies of Caregiving in the New Millennium for your Caregivers
 
Please consider purchasing copies of the New Millennium to use as a foundation for your caregiver training program.

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