Family Caregiver TrainingFebruary 5, 2019
Training to Care for Your Elderly Loved Ones
As your parent begins to age, you start to think about the extra care and help they may need around the house. Therefore it’s a natural step to think about training to be a family caregiver. To start, it’s important to understand the duties that come along with being a caregiver.
An in-home family caregiver provides someone with basic non-medical in home care. Once you understand the tasks required of you, you can move forward with the process of becoming a caregiver. This is when you can begin to look into the types of family caregiver training you will receive.
Classes to Take Care of the Elderly
There is a wide variety of information as well as classes available to learn about what it takes to take care of elderly loved ones. Hence it’s sometimes hard to understand what is and what isn’t necessary when you are taking the steps to become a family caregiver.
At Homecare Powered by AUAF, once you are initially hired to become a caregiver you will go through mandatory training. You will be required to fulfill a total of 24 hours of training over the course of a few weeks. This training is what will prepare you for the tasks, duties, and responsibilities that come along with being a caregiver for your elderly parent.
You will go through the process of training from beginning to end by our licensed and insured agency. Hence, opting to become a caregiver through an established agency, like Homecare Powered by AUAF, provides you with the backbone of what you need to begin reputable service. Take a look at the types of caregiver services AUAF trains for.
If you are already a certified CNA or RN you will only be required to complete a two-hour orientation to become a family caregiver through Homecare Powered by AUAF.
What is Companion Care Certification and Should I Get It?
Companion care certification is a way to receive more practice learning the certain types of tasks that come along with being an in home caregiver. Companion care certification helps you learn more about the possible tasks you may fulfill.
People often question whether it is necessary to receive outside certifications before applying to be a caregiver. If you already have certain certifications, they can aid you. But, it is isn’t necessary before applying to be a caregiver. You will still receive all of the training you need regardless of your current status.
What Further Steps You Need to Take to Be a Family Caregiver ?
Looking up and understanding information about what’s necessary to becoming a caregiver is a great first step in the process. So finding a reputable agency to become a part of is the next best step. With trained professionals ready to help you get your family caregiver training, you will be set up for success. To find out more call us at 773.274.9262. We encourage any questions you may have and will be happy to answer.
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