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Working with People with Physical Disabilities

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Working with People with Physical Disabilities

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Course Number:
NEC103

This course has been specifically designed to prepare individuals for working with individuals with physical disabilities as a caregiver in an in-home setting.
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Understand the Needs of a Person With a Physical Disability
  • Be More Prepared to Work With a Client With a Physical Disability
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Working with People with Physical Disabilities Info:

Course Description

This introductory 1 hour course prepares the learner to understand and begin providing caregiving services to individuals with physical disabilities.

Course Objectives

Helping your client maintain independence is crucial to the longevity of their abilities. Ability awareness will help you to be a better caregiver to your client. After this lesson, you will: know about several different kinds of physical disabilities; understand the needs of a person with a physical disability; be more prepared to work with a client and or family in which physical disability is an issue.

Course Outline

  • What is a physical disability
  • Define physical disability
  • Causes of disability
  • Physical disability VS developmental disability
  • Diseases or injury
  • Temporary or permanent
  • Disabilities and ADLs
  • Activities of daily living
  • Personal care and grooming
  • Physical disabilities and quality of life
  • Informal support
  • Social needs
  • Formal support
  • Supporting the client and family
  • Establishing a plan of care
  • Promoting self-care and independence
  • Maintaining dignity and self-worth
  • Preserving a normal lifestyle
  • Observing and reporting
  • Social, cultural and environmental considerations
  • Disability at home
  • Modified environment in the home
  • The caregivers role within in-home assistance
  • Description of Physical Disability
  • Causes of Disability
  • Disability and ADL's
  • Quality of Life
  • Supporting the Client and the Family
  • Home Care Goals
  • Self-care and Independence
  • Dignity and Self Worth
  • Normal Lifestyle
  • Observe and Report
  • Social, Cultural & Environmental Considerations
  • Disability at Home


Instructor

Sharon K. Brothers, MSW

Sharon Brothers has been involved in education, writing, management and consulting for a wide range of care-related programs and services. She is currently CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) which encompasses the brands: aQuire Training Solutions, Medifecta, CarePro and EasyCEU. Sharon received her Masters degree in Social Work from the University of British Columbia in 1980 and has since spent her professional career in the health care industry, developing and operating four assisted living communities for over 18 years. Sharon's leadership of the IPCed team is based on the concept of building a company that prepares the next generation to provide care to seniors, using the very best practices in e-learning and technology.

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Working with People with Physical Disabilities

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