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Home Care in Chesapeake, VA

Caring for others means caring for you

The Family Learning Center can help you understand the many challenges that go along with providing care – not just for your loved one, but for you, too. You’ll learn to manage and prevent challenging behaviors. And you’ll learn to identify the signs of caregiver stress and burnout.


Family Learning Center™

Caring for a spouse, parent or loved one takes time, effort and work. At times, you may not have the answers, know what to expect, or even how to react. Now, with the Family Learning Center, you have a resource available to make it easier to care for your loved one… and yourself.

 

Family Learning Center™ Course: Basic Care Giving 

  • Avoiding Caregiver Stress
  • Becoming a Caregiver
  • Body Systems and the Aging Process
  • Common Chronic Diseases
  • Common Communicable Diseases
  • Communicating with Others
  • Controlling Infection
  • Elimination and Toileting
  • End of Life Care
  • Environmental Hazards and Safety
  • First Aid: Burns and Poisons
  • First Aid: Chocking and Falls
  • First Aid: Heart Attack and Shock
  • First Aid: Other Sudden Emergencies
  • First Aid: Stoke and Wounds
  • Handling Difficult Situations & Behaviors, Part 1
  • Handling Difficult Situations & Behaviors, Part 2
  • Helping Around the House
  • Human Needs and Development
  • Measuring Vital Signs
  • Nutrition and Hydration
  • Observation, Reporting and Recording
  • Promoting and Maintaining Good Mobility
  • Promoting Personal Independence
  • Providing Personal Care
  • Providing Skin Care
  • Tasks of a Caregiver
  • Understanding Elder Abuse & Senior Rights

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Family Learning Center™ Course: Alzheimer’s & Memory Care

  • Signs and Symptoms
  • In their shoes: A person’s perspective
  • What families should know
  • Diagnosis & the caregiver’s role
  • Learning to Communicate
  • Daily Care Skills & Good Hygiene
  • Environment is important
  • Creating a calming, restful environment
  • Safe activities for Special People
  • Household chores can be FUN
  • Preventing weight loss
  • Improving diet & nutrition
  • Challenging behaviors: Prevention
  • Challenging behaviors: Priorities & protocol
  • Challenging behaviors: Violence & Aggression
  • Challenging behaviors: After an event
  • Managing pain & non-verbal cues
  • Assessments and Care Planning
  • Documenting care
  • Wandering: Staying
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Resources available anytime, anywhere

Help is as easy as connecting to the Internet and logging in. The Family Learning Center resources are engaging and interactive, taking you step-by-step through essential caregiving topics. And most importantly, the information is available when you need it, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week