Caregiver Ongoing Education:
Classes at Waverly Care Academy and PHA Online Video Courses
Waverly emphasizes the importance of ongoing training and education for the caregivers we hire as well as for the overall community.
Waverly Care Academy
Continuing Education and Training is one of our top priorities at Waverly Care. Our dedication to Waverly Care Academy ensures that our caregivers are some of the most educated caregivers in the industry.
We also make classes available to other caregivers interested in better assisting those they care for. If you are interested in learning more about our offerings, we have detailed some below but welcome you to contact us for additional information.
PHA Online Video Courses
My Learning Center: Improve the care you give and learn more about the individuals you serve by taking free video training courses. Offered in a convenient, online format, these videos include real-life scenarios, computer graphics and dramatizations that will increase your knowledge and understanding of:
- How medication works
- Dementia and Alzheimer’s
- Levels of pain
- Infection prevention
- Consumer-centered care
- Family dynamics
- And much more!
Waverly Care Academy - Previous Class Descriptions from Chronic Disease Management Series for Caregivers
Below are some classes we have run at our location to give you an idea of the types of ongoing continuing education that our caregivers regularly attend, and that are available to the public. Certificates of completion for courses are given to those who demonstrate proficiency on the topic after the course.
Chronic Disease Management
Learn how to prevent your client or a family member from bouncing in and out of the hospital by studying techniques to manage the most common chronic diseases, such as: CHF, COPD, and Diabetes in the Home.
Managing Cardiac Disease
Learn how to prevent your client or a family member from bouncing in and out of the hospital by studying techniques to manage the most common cardiac diseases, such as: CHF and heart attacks.
Managing Pulmonary Diseases
Learn how to prevent your client or a family member from bouncing in and out of the hospital by studying techniques to prevent exasperations of COPD by helping to control the environment and monitor client symptoms.
Parkinson’s & Stroke
Learn about Parkinson’s disease… the signs and symptoms and how to prevent your client from complications related to the disease. Learn the warning signs of a stroke and the skills to help decrease the occurrence of your client bouncing in and out of the hospital by studying techniques and keeping your client healthy.
Falls Prevention and Safety Assessment
Recognize the risk factors related to falls and how to prevent your client from complications which result in client hospitalization. Learn how to decrease the occurrence of safety issues by performing safety assessments within your client’s home and environment.
Dehydration and Malnutrition
Learn how to prevent your client from dehydration and the side effects which can cause your client to bounce in and out of the hospital. Study techniques to prevent dehydration and malnutrition by helping to control the environment and monitor client symptoms.
Managing Skin Integrity
Learn how to prevent your client or a family member from bouncing in and out of the hospital by studying techniques to prevent wounds and keep aging skin in tact and healthy.
Incontinence and Urinary Tract Infection
Learn about the causes of incontinence and how to prevent your client from complications of incontinence. Learn how to decrease the occurrence of a urinary tract infection.