LifeSpring Home Care of Bay Area
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Customized Solutions for Elder Care at Home
Besides our paintstaking efforts to ensure quality of care, client safety and general well being of our elder clients, we offer many other benefits, including:
The caregiver difference: We realize the importance of caregivers and we take utmost care in the selection of our caregivers. They go through an exhaustive selection and screening process to ensure we hire only the best, most competent and the most compassionate caregivers to serve our clients.
How we educate our caregivers:
BASIC CARE TRAINING
There are 14 essential modules of training that cover basic caregiver duties. These courses create a solid skill set for any caregiver and give them the confidence they need to provide for the individuals in their care. They are also appropriate for meeting continuing education needs. Topics include: Duties of a Caregiver, Emergency First Aid, Infection Control, Promoting and Maintaining Good Mobility, Elimination and Toileting and Providing Personal Care.
Training in this category have been specifically designed to prepare individuals for work as a caregiver in a community based care setting: 28 modules, totaling 40 hours of foundational caregiving training is the core every senior care professional should have. Topics include: Ethics and Personal Rights, Communicating with Others, Understanding Client Rights, Promoting Your Client’s Independence, Understanding Elder Abuse, Human Needs and Development, Body Systems and the Aging Process, Common Chronic Diseases, Common Communicable Diseases, Handling Difficult Situations and Behaviors, Emergency First Aid, Infection Control, Environmental Hazards and Safety, Promoting and Maintaining Good Mobility, Nutrition and Hydration, Elimination and Toileting, Providing Personal Care, Measuring Vital Signs, Observation, Reporting and Recording, End of Life Care, Avoiding Caregiver Stress, Caregiver Conduct, Sexual Harassment and Misconduct and Cultural Differences.
FAMILY LEARNING CENTER
The Family Learning Center offers over 50 modules relating to the roles, responsibilities and challenges surrounding the care of our elderly loved ones. Topics of our family courses range from understanding signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, managing and coping with challenging behaviors, daily care skills, First Aid and even information on how to create engaging activities for your family member.