Personal Caregiver Training

 
 

Personal Caregiver Training

INTENSIVE, 16 EVENING CLASSES

HOURS PER CLASS: 3 hours

TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS: 48 hours total (over the course of 16 evening classes).

THIS CLASS IS DESIGNED FOR: Independent providers already enrolled in IHSS program that have active clients within the last 12 month (contact the Training department for more information). If you are not an independent provider, you are still welcome to take the class but must pay the class fee. Contact the Training department for more information (415) 400-7570.

STIPEND: $400 total (read below to see if you qualify).

STIPEND DETAILS: To qualify for the stipend, you must be an IHSS Provider in San Francisco and must have had an active client within the last 12 months. You can take the same training multiple times but you can only receive the stipend for the same training every two years.

SUMMARY:

This training is an introductory course for personal caregivers. The course focuses on key concepts of Personal Care and includes the following topics:

 
  • Working with the Elderly

  • Working with Consumers with Dementia

  • Body Mechanics

  • Infection Control

  • Supporting Consumers' Dignity While Providing Personal Care

  • Activities of Daily Living: Toileting

    * Not eligible for Continuing Education Units

  • Activities of Daily Living : Dressing

  • Activities of Daily Living: Bathing & Personal Care

  • Activities of Daily Living: Ambulating & Making a Bed

  • Mental Illness, Development Disabilities, Abuse & Neglect

  • CPR & First Aid

 
 
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Begins: October 1

Ends: October 24

*One class will be held on Friday 10/19

REGISTER

Group 1 (Cantonese)

Potential Stipend: $400

MONDAY - THURSDAY   

 5pm-8pm


 

Begins: November 5

Ends: November 29

* No class Wednesday 11/21, Thursday 11/22, Friday 11/23.

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Group 2 (English)

Potential Stipend: $400

MONDAY - FRIDAY

5pm-8pm


 

Group 3 (English)

Potential Stipend: $400

Begins: December 3

Ends: December 27

*No class Friday 12/21, Monday 12/24, Tuesday 12/25.

REGISTER

MONDAY - FRIDAY

5pm-8pm