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 months. If you are not an IHSS Independent Provider, you are still welcome to take the class but must pay the class fee.

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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Cantonese Class:

Start date: Monday 9/30/19

End date: Thursday 10/24/19

Instructor: Carolyn Tong

Monday through Thursday 5pm - 8pm

Stipend: $400

 

English Class:

Start date: Monday 10/28/19

End date: Thursday 11/21/19

Instructor: Carolyn Tong

Monday through Thursday 5pm - 8pm

Stipend: $400

 

English Class:

Start date: 12/02/19

End date: 12/26/19

Instructor: Carolyn Tong

Monday through Friday 5pm - 8pm

Stipend: $400

No Class on Monday 12/23/19 (day before Christmas Eve) & 12/25/19 (Christmas Day).

Class will be held on Thursday 12/26/19 (day after Christmas).