Home Care Assistance Cincinnati Kicks Off New Caregiver Training Series
Formal caregiver training will cover approaches to dementia care and proper transferring techniques
(Cincinnati, OH — October 7, 2015) Home Care Assistance Cincinnati, the premier home care provider, is excited to announce that it will be hosting an in-depth caregiver training on approaches to dementia care and safe transferring techniques. As a part of their mission to change the way the world ages, Home Care Assistance Cincinnati strives to provide educational resources that empower caregivers to meet the growing care needs of our aging population.
Effectively communicating with and engaging clients with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia has become an increasingly important skill as the number of people diagnosed with dementia continues to rise. Liz Sudberry, Owner of Home Care Assistance Cincinnati, will lead the first part of the training focused on approaches to dementia care. She will cover topics including functional changes in the brain, verbal and non-verbal communication techniques, as well as other tips to facilitate and improve interactions and engagement in daily activities.
Client Care Manager and Occupational Therapist Lianne Massa will lead the second portion of the training by presenting step-by-step demonstrations for body mechanics and proper transferring techniques. Caregivers will be able to take advantage of Lianne’s professional expertise through individual guidance and one-on-one help on the best methods for smooth and safe transfers. Lianne will also cover techniques associated with various mobility assistance equipment. Both parts of the training will focus on methods that promote independence, dignity and quality of life for clients.
“I am really looking forward to this training”, said Liz Sudberry, Owner of Home Care Assistance Cincinnati. “This is a unique opportunity for caregivers to sharpen their skill set and learn a lot of valuable information. As an educational resource to the greater Cincinnati community, we hope to provide the knowledge that empowers our caregivers to uphold our high standard of care.”
Home Care Assistance hires only the most qualified and compassionate individuals as caregivers to serve the evolving needs of the company’s clientele; Home Care Assistance accepts approximately one out of 25 caregiver applicants. Applicants undergo thorough screening including background investigation, references and proper work authorization. A proprietary Caregiver Personality assessment screens the applicant’s traits such as kindness, honesty, compassion and conscientiousness.
Home Care Assistance staff is available 24/7 to provide experienced, trustworthy caregivers to help with all home care needs for seniors: transportation, healthy meal preparation, companionship, socialization, activities, personal care, medication reminders and dementia care services. Premier hourly and live-in services allow seniors to remain safely in their homes while providing family members respite and peace of mind.
To learn more about Home Care Assistance Cincinnati, please call 513-891-2273 or visit www.HomeCareAssistanceCincinnati.com. The office is located at 7712 Montgomery Road in Cincinnati, Ohio.
ABOUT HOME CARE ASSISTANCE
Home Care Assistance is the leading provider of in-home care for seniors across the United States, Canada and Australia. Our mission is the change the way the world ages. We provide older adults with quality care that enables them to live happier, healthier lives at home. Our services are distinguished by the caliber of our caregivers, the responsiveness of our staff, our expertise and continued training on Live-In care. We embrace a positive, balanced approach to aging centered on the evolving needs of older adults. A 2015 Franchise500® and Inc. 5000 Company Home Care Assistance has received numerous industry awards including Entrepreneur’s Fastest growing Franchises and Franchise Business Review’s Top 50. For more about Home Care Assistance opportunities, visit homecareassistance.com.