Module 1: Introduction to Home-Based Care

  • Definition of Home-Based Caregiving
  • Importance of Caregiving in a Home Setting
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations in Home-Based Care

Module 2: Personal Care Skills for Home-Based Caregivers

  • Assisting with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) at Home
  • Bathing, Dressing, and Grooming in a Home Environment
  • Toileting and Incontinence Care at Home

Module 3: Health Monitoring and Basic Medical Knowledge

  • Vital Sign Monitoring in a Home Setting
  • Medication Management and Administration
  • Recognizing Signs of Health Issues

Module 4: Safety and Infection Control in Home-Based Care

  • Home Safety Assessments
  • Emergency Response and First Aid in a Home Setting
  • Infection Control and Prevention at Home

Module 5: Nutrition and Meal Planning for Home Care

  • Understanding Dietary Needs in a Home Environment
  • Meal Preparation and Planning for Special Diets at Home
  • Monitoring and Promoting Healthy Nutrition in a Home Setting

Module 6: Communication and Relationship Building in Home Care

  • Effective Communication with Care Recipients and Families
  • Building Trust and Establishing Rapport
  • Cultural Competence in Home-Based Care

Module 7: Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care at Home

  • Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia in a Home Setting
  • Communication Strategies for Dementia Patients and Families
  • Creating a Dementia-Friendly Home Environment

Module 8: Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Home Settings

  • Providing Comfort and Support in the Home
  • Communication with Families in a Home-Based Setting
  • Ethical Considerations in End-of-Life Home Care

Module 9: Caregiver Self-Care in a Home-Based Environment

  • Stress Management and Burnout Prevention
  • Balancing Personal and Professional Life as a Home-Based Caregiver
  • Seeking Support and Resources

Module 10: Home-Based Care Planning and Documentation

  • Assessing Home Care Needs
  • Developing and Implementing a Home Care Plan
  • Documentation and Reporting in a Home-Based Setting
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