Caring For the Elderly in a Home Setting

This is a 4-hour course designed for non-medical people who are caring for an elderly relative or client in the home.  It includes specific information about the needs, safety and physical changes of the elderly, with brief information about common diseases and illnesses.  The course addresses how to communicate with clients or family members with Alzheimer’s Disease /dementia, as well as containing an entire section on caring for clients/relatives with dementia.  This section provides ways to assist clients/relatives with eating, bathing, incontinence, pain and discomfort and specific problems such as wandering and sundowner syndrome.  The student will progress at his/her own pace using written materials, videos, activities and learning checkpoints
 

Course Schedules
Course Number Location Days & Times Course Date Cost
AH200 Cowan M-TH • 8am-4pm
FLEXIBLE DAYS & HOURS
Any $28
Course Info
Total Hours: 
4