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Caregiver Training In Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Jul 29, 2016 by Anonymous

For many families or loved loves, there comes a time that, well, life happens. Because we serve so many senior and elderly clients in Florida, we at Comfort Keepers® know how vitally important it is for families to have peace of mind knowing that their loved one is the hands of someone specially trained as a caregiver.

Today, with a present population of 40 million adults over the age of 65, and a projected growth rate to nearly double to over 70 million during the next 30 years, there's an urgent need for families and professionals to be adequately trained in managing the impending growth explosion and needs of seniors and the elderly.

Whether you want to be a fully certified caregiver, a Certified Nursing Aid (CNA), a two-year Nursing LP or RN graduate or simply receive basic, quality training as a caregiver for your own home environment, there's something for everyone in the immediate Fort Lauderdale and Broward County regions of South Florida. One such Fort Lauderdale home health care training option is Certified Home Health Care Training (CHHC).

Offering an 8-hour online Caregiver Certification Training course, this class satisfies caregiver orientation training requirements in almost all the states. In some areas, a 75-hour course curriculum is required. One such place in Ft. Lauderdale is Marlene's Training Center at: 5317 N State Road 7, Tamarac, FL 33319. Some areas of study include:

  • Senior Caregiver Job Description And Communication Skills: With a focus on dementia-challenged clients, communicating effectively with seniors within their home environment is the course emphasis here.
  • Personal Care, Hygiene and Toileting: Bathing, skin care, hair and nail care, mouth care, dressing, feeding, exercise and positioning transfers all form part of this area of studies.
  • Basic Environmental Safety Precautions And Emergency Procedures: Emergency preparedness, such as basic emergency procedures, first aid, how to manage cuts, burns and maintaining a client’s preparedness plan form crucial parts of learning in today's caregiver platforms.
  • Understanding Abuse and Neglect: Other aspects of the course covered include physical, emotional, financial abuse and neglect cases, and what to do once they are observed or suspected.

Other areas of special training available for those in the Fort Lauderdale area are focused on both Hospice and Palliative Care for those needing care in either terminally-ill or seriously-ill cases.

Signing up to train as a Certified Nursing Aide or Assistant, (CNA) means candidates for these positions are only one step away from being able to launch into a nursing career with better expectations of higher salaries, relocation and job advancement. Now structured for more intensive training via online courses, this is a viable training option that earns while candidates learn. One such school is the Keiser University-Fort Lauderdale Campus at: 1500 N.W. 49th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. The Ft. Lauderdale Nursing Assistant Training Center at: 1718 NW 10th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311 is another among many options.

All educational courses are available and provided in the Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas and come with the highest learning credentials available anywhere in the US. As such, the field is wide open for those needing training in this area at whatever level.

For more information on training available for those interested in in-home care giving courses, medical equipment or franchise information, please contact Comfort Keepers® at (855) 564-0600

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