Family Caregiver

Training

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  • Reduce stress 

  • Improve care

Support for You

Our curriculum was developed specifically to address the challenges that family caregivers face. Our training modules focus on practical hands on skills for family caregivers. Our goal is to maintain your health and wellbeing and maximize the quality of care that your loved one receives. 

Training at your home at a time that works with your schedule

Each session typical takes between 45 mins - 1 hour

Participants will receive a booklet and support material

 

Modules

Transfers

Objectives:

  • Proper body mechanics

  • Gait belt introduction

  • Basic transfer from bed

  • Situational Transfers

Time:

  • 45 mins - 1 hour

Hoyer Lift

Objectives:

  • Review hoyer lift components

  • Proper sling placement 

  • Transferring with the hoyer lift

Time:

  • 45 mins - 1 hour

Bed Bound Care

Objectives:

  • Proper body mechanics

  • Respect and dignity for care recipient

  • Positioning (pressure ulcer prevention)

  • Assisting with bedpan

Time:

  • 45 mins - 1 hour

Fall Prevention

Time:

  • 45 mins - 1 hour

Objectives:

  • Review physical factors affecting fall risks

  • Perform environmental inspection

  • Education on behavioral factors and hands on skills​
General Education

Time:

  • 45 mins - 1 hour

Objectives:

  • Customization based on specific client need

  • Additional review of previous module

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Support Materials

Each family caregiver will receive a skills workbook and resource material. The workbook was been specifically designed for the family caregiver. You can follow a long during the training and reference later as needed.

Pricing

Note: Most families experience no out of pocket costs!

Cost Comparison

Average Monthly Costs of support services 

Assisted Living                   $3,600 / Month

Home Care                         $960 / Month

                                          (12 hours x Week)

Upward Care Training        $99 / Month

                                             (Average Cost)

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Additional Information

Please reach out with any general questions or concerns. We love supporting family caregivers in any way possible. 

We can leverage our large network of support services to ensure you get the help you need. 

 
Dementia Behaviors

Time:

  • 45 mins - 1 hour

Objectives:

  • Give overview of dementia

  • Review communication techniques

  • Discuss common dementia related behaviors

  • Identify strategies to manage behaviors

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