TRAINING

Training

Were committed to providing the HIGHEST quality care!

At Next Level Care Company we use training programs developed by the Institute for Professional Care Education to ensure that every employee has the skills and knowledge needed to provide high quality care.

We pride ourselves on hiring people for their compassion, experience, and flexibility. But we know this isnt all it takes to provide the best care possible. Caregivers also need excellent skills and competency in care and that comes from excellent training.

Our care staff undergoes formal training and continuing education programs developed by the Institute for Professional Care Education,
the national leader in senior care training.

Why does training matter?

  • Trained caregivers provide the highest quality of care to you or your loved one
  • Trained caregivers know how to recognize when medical care is needed
  • Trained caregivers can help their clients avoid injury around the home

A caregiver who is specifically trained in his or her job will provide a consistent, higher level of quality care. Our staff is our most important asset. Weave chosen to invest in a training program that will provide you with the highest possible level of care available.

State-Approved Training Topics Include:

  • 57 hours of foundational caregiving training for new employees
  • 44 hours of Alzheimer’s, dementia, and memory care training
  • 15 hours of Developmental Disablity care training
  • 8 hours of MS, Parkinsons, and Aphasia care training
  • 21 hours of body functions and mechanics training
  • 20 hours of caregiver/client communication training
  • 16 hours of food, nutrition, and meal planning training
  • 14 hours of medication management training
  • 13 hours of emergency recognition and procedure training
  • 12 hours of caregiver ethics and elder abuse prevention training
  • 4 hours of infection control and prevention training
  • 9 hours of behavior challenges training
  • 10 hours of personal care training
  • 200+ hours of accredited continuing education

Caregiver Certification matters, because Certified Caregivers:

  • Have foundational training and skills in providing care
  • Understand issues like elder abuse and how to detect or prevent it
  • Know the value of their observation and reporting skills in keeping their clients out of emergency care and hospitals

Caregiver Core Certification is our foundational care certification which provides the basic level of training needed for success in a variety of care settings. Includes 12 hours of online training on essential topics and prepares new caregivers for a role as a homemaker companion.

Dementia Care Certification This training program teaches how to provide outstanding care to individuals with Alzheimers disease or dementia. It offers an excellent career ladder for individuals who want to enhance their skills and better understand person-centered care for the individual with dementia.  Includes 23 hours of online training on essential topics.

Diabetes Care Certification Providing quality care to individuals with diabetes means more than simply understanding the diagnosis. This 6 hour program helps caregivers understand the risks that come from infection or wounds and teaches how to manage their clients activity and dietary needs.

Parkinson’s Care Certification Individuals with Parkinsons disease have a wide range of abilities and challenges. This 12 hour program teaches caregivers how to help clients maintain their independence and mobility as long as possible while understanding some of the special needs of the person in their care.

Developmental Disabilities Certification Providing care for adults who are differently abled requires understanding abilities and how to support the person in their independence and self-care to the greatest extent possible. Includes 12 hours of online training on essential topics.

Post Hospital Care Certification Understanding the unique needs of individuals with chronic or post-acute conditions is vital to preventing rehospitalization. This Certification program teaches the caregiver to understand the primary body systems and most common conditions affecting these systems. Includes 17 hours of online training for caregivers learning how to provide care, what to observe and how to communicate concerns about conditions that need rapid intervention to avoid a medical emergency.

End of Life Care Certification Caring for individuals at the end of their lives requires a special understanding of needs, grieving and loss as well as the unique concerns of the family. It also requires a deeper understanding of caregiver self-care and an understanding of hospice and palliative care. Includes 8 hours of online training on essential topics.

Personal Care Aide Certificationnis appropriate for individuals working in states or settings where no mandated certification exists. This robust 43 hour online training program includes Basic Care Skills videos that provide step-by-step skills instruction on essential topics.

For training information, Call us at: 562-506-2947

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