In Home Caregiver Training


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In this presentation, we go over several opportunities for in home caregiver training. For more information or to become a CareFamily caregiver today, please visit

It's important for caregivers to be prepared for whatever a family might need for their elderly loved one. The more training you have, the more opportunities you will have for jobs and for higher pay.

In home caregivers require some specific training that can be found in local schools or online. CareFamily has its own directory of online classes that our caregivers can take advantage of.

We hope you enjoy the presentation and continue to pursue more education in your career as a care provider.

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In Home Caregiver Training

  1. 1. CAREGIVER CAREER DEVELOPMENT Presented by: Tom Knox October 24, 2013
  2. 2. Home Health Care • There are nearly 1.9 million people in the U.S. who work in the home health care field – Fast growth rates are expected in upcoming years – Plenty of opportunities • Further training makes you more competitive • Seniors may require more intensive care as they age – Different skills – Be ready; Be Proactive • What will states require?
  3. 3. Categories of Caregiving Levels • Companion / Homemaker: Mostly social, domestic, non-medical support • Certified: PCA, HHA, Personal Aide Course • Nurses Aides: Nurse Aide Certificate, Certified Nurse Aide, Nurses Aides, Home Attendant • LPN, and RN
  4. 4. Categories of Caregiving Jobs • • • • Homecare Agencies Assisted Living Nursing Homes Private Duty Care Live-In Care
  5. 5. Good Training Includes … • • • • • Ethical and legal behavior Infection control and personal hygiene Basic nutrition and how to care for a senior Reading and recording vital signs Elder abuse and neglect issues
  6. 6. Good Training Includes … • • • • Transferring and toileting Fall prevention measures Compassionate care Common disease – – – – Stroke Parkinson’s Arthritis Alzheimer’s
  7. 7. Training Makes a Difference • The senior being able to maintain independence at home or having to go to an assisted living facility – Family feels more confident of keeping the loved one at home – Improper training could cause the family to feel “worried or overwhelmed” • Great online training programs – Vital information / knowledge
  8. 8. Advance Your Training • • • • • • • Financial Aid often available LPN, Med Tech, RN, Medical Assistants CNA training Schools Medical Career Institute Fortis College PIMA Medical Everest
  9. 9. Great Resources: Scholarships and Financial Aid • College Prowler • American Association of Colleges of Nursing •
  10. 10. You can Find Courses at Easy access from the Carefamily “Dashboard.” Register today at: For full access
  11. 11. You can Find Courses at Wide Variety of Options Partners with Expertise
  12. 12. A Great Example of a FREE Course! Great, Relevant Course Offerings to Continue your education
  13. 13. Our Story … Your Story “ My beloved grandmother was neglected in a facility. It inspired me to start an agency that successfully hired and cared for thousands of seniors at home. I have realized that there are great caregivers who want to build their careers at a livable wage. Our goal is to provide you great career options with the best families in America.” - Tom Knox, Founder Held by my great grandmother … 4 Generations of my family.
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