This course is intended as a self-study course for those interested in exploring a career as a Home Health Aide or Personal Care Aide.
Foundations for Assisting in Home Care
Foundations for Assisting in Home CareThe State University of New York
About this Course
Kimberly B. McLain, Ph.D.Curricula Course Developer, MOOC; Assistant Professor
The State University of New York
The State University of New York, with 64 unique institutions, is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States. Educating nearly 468,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate programs both on campus and online, SUNY has nearly 3 million alumni around the globe.
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Course Information Documents
Contains the syllabus, grading and logistics, and references
Module 1 - Introduction to Home Health Care
Introduction to Home Health Care
Module 2 - Working Effectively with Home Care Clients
Human Needs, Culture & Diversity, Communication Skills, Developing a Therapeutic Relationship, Patients' Rights
Module 3 - Working with the Elderly
Working with the Elderly
Module 4 - Working with Children
Working with Children
Module 5 - Working with People Who Are Mentally Ill
Working with People Who Are Mentally Ill
Module 6 - Working with People with Developmental Disabilities
Working with People with Developmental Disabilities
Module 7 - Working with People with Physical Disabilities
Working with People with Physical Disabilities
Module 8 - Food, Nutrition, and Meal Preparation
Module 9 - Family Spending and Budgeting
Module 10 - Care of the Home and Personal Belongings
Module 11 - Safety and Injury Prevention
Module 12 - Personal Care
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- 2 stars0.33%
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TOP REVIEWS FROM FOUNDATIONS FOR ASSISTING IN HOME CARE
I learned so much skills about the home care, I really enjoy it and adapt to be ready to get a new job. I feel confident now about Homecare.
I really learnt a lot on Foundations for Assisting in Home Care and i am fully ready to deliver the best professional services.
I really enjoyed this course. It really motivated me to continue the shift to a new career. Thank you very much!
the course is excellent for Home Health Aides. I learned a lot from the course. I highly recommend it.
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Is financial aid available?
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