Caregiver Training Manual

$99.00

The Caregiver Training Manual covers topics the California Legislature and DSS require of caregivers upon hire and for annual training such as

  • Dementia care, including the use and misuse of anti-psychotics, the interaction of drugs commonly used by the elderly, and the adverse effects of psychotropic drugs for use in controlling the behavior of persons with dementia
  • The special needs of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, including non-pharmacologic, person-centered approaches to dementia care
  • Postural supports (restraints), restricted health conditions, and hospice care
  • Physical limitations and needs of the elderly
  • Importance and techniques for personal care services
  • Residents’ rights
  • Policies and procedures regarding medications
  • Psychosocial needs of the elderly
  • Building and fire safety and the appropriate response to emergencies
  • Cultural competency and sensitivity in issues relating to the underserved aging, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community
  • DNR and POLST requirements
  • Elder Abuse Reporting

The manual is sent by email. It is illustrated with four-color pictures and graphs.

Description

The Caregiver Training Manual covers topics the California Legislature and DSS require of caregivers upon hire and for annual training such as

  • Dementia care, including the use and misuse of anti-psychotics, the interaction of drugs commonly used by the elderly, and the adverse effects of psychotropic drugs for use in controlling the behavior of persons with dementia
  • The special needs of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, including non-pharmacologic, person-centered approaches to dementia care
  • Postural supports (restraints), restricted health conditions, and hospice care
  • Physical limitations and needs of the elderly
  • Importance and techniques for personal care services
  • Residents’ rights
  • Policies and procedures regarding medications
  • Psychosocial needs of the elderly
  • Building and fire safety and the appropriate response to emergencies
  • Cultural competency and sensitivity in issues relating to the underserved aging, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community
  • DNR and POLST requirements
  • Elder Abuse Reporting

The manual is sent by email. It is illustrated with four-color pictures and graphs.

 

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