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Assisting Residents with Transportation
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Course Information:
  • Streaming Video
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Successfully Prepare a Resident to Go on an Outing
  • Safety Techniques to Insure Proper Pick-Up and Drop-Off
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Course Description

There will be times in your Community when a resident needs to be transported to and from an appointment or event. There may also be off-site activities that the residents have an opportunity to enjoy. In each case, there are safety and procedure standards to follow in order to have a safe and enjoyable trip. This course will cover proper vehicle preparation and helpful tips to prepare the residents physically and mentally for his/her “day out”. There will also be helpful safety techniques to insure proper pick-up and drop-off of the residents, once again, with an emphasis on safety.

Course Objectives

    By the end of this course participants will be able to:
  • 1. Describe at least two benefits of having transportation available to the resident.
  • 2. Describe the required components of a vehicle safety inspection
  • 3. Successfully prepare a resident to go on an outing.
  • 4. Identify the supervision and assistance necessary for each resident during an outing
  • 5. Describe the steps that should be taken when preparing a resident for a medical appointment.
  • 6. Assist a resident into a vehicle safely.
  • 7. Use a vehicle lift (if applicable)


Course Outcomes

    Hour One
  • I. Introduction
  • a. Benefits of transportation for our residents in assisted living/residential care
  • I. Activity outings (Fun trips to the zoo, park, shopping mall, or eatery)
  • ii. Medical Appointments
  • iii. Psychosocial benefits (Interacting with other residents, communication with persons outside of the Community, fresh air, and experiencing the “outside world” are all invaluable experiences that can go a long way to boost resident morale and improve overall mental health.)
  • b. Resident Safety (How providing assistance with transportation ultimately provides resident safety.)
  • II. Vehicle Safety
  • a. Vehicle Inspection Checklist
  • I. First Aid Kit
  • ii. Tires
  • iii. Safety Equipment
  • iv. Communication Device
  • b. Follow State Regulations and Community Policies
  • III. Preparing the Resident for Outing
  • a. Resident Safety
  • b. Grooming and appearance
  • c. Medications
  • d. Emotional Preparation
  • IV. Assisting with Medical Appointments
  • a. Documentation
  • I. Resident Identification
  • ii. Insurance Cards
  • iii. Physician Orders
  • iv. List of Current Medications
  • v. Other information appropriate for the appointment
  • b. Drop –off procedures and Supervision
  • V. Assistance into Vehicle
  • a. Vehicle Equipment
  • b. Using a lift (video included)


Instructor : Josh Allen, RN

Josh Allen is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in senior living. As the Director of InTouch at Home, Josh oversees all aspects of business development, care, services, and operations for the organization. As a part of the SRG Senior Living family of companies, InTouch at Home delivers personalized care and services to clients living in senior living communities as well as private residences across three states.

Josh also serves on the board of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association, and represents AALNA on the boards of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living and Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations. Josh has previously served as President and CEO of Care and Compliance Group, a leading training solutions provider.

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