Family and Community Training

Fostering a Culture of Learning in Senior Care

CaraVita prides itself on its commitment to education for families, caregivers, and professionals in all types of settings. As a leader in home health care, we believe we have an opportunity to improve the lives of the seniors and families we serve through free education opportunities.

Courses


  • Living Independently at Home
  • Promoting Healthy Aging
  • Alzheimer’s Care for the Caregiver
  • Alzheimer’s Program Development
  • Behavioral Management for Those with Alzheimer’s
  • Continuum of Health Care
  • Fall Prevention
  • Care of the Caregiver
  • Advanced Directives and Directed Care
  • Use of Technology in Senior Care
  • Veteran’s Benefits
  • Advanced Directives and Directed Care
  • Use of Technology in Senior Care
  • Veteran’s Benefits
  • Healthy Transitions from Hospital to Home
  • Working with You is Killing Me
  • Simple Exercises to Stay Flexible
  • One-on-One Communication
  • Restorative Care and How to Maintain Function
  • Safe Transfers and Care Techniques

Senior Living Employee Training


The Academy at CaraVita offers extensive relevant training for senior living executives looking to train and develop their staff. CaraVita’s professional team can either host your staff or come to your building to offer employee orientation or in-services including, but not limited to the following topics:

  • The Human Brain and Dementia
  • What is Dementia and the Stages of Dementia
  • How to Communicate with Someone with Dementia
  • Behavioral Manifestations of Dementia and Interventions
  • Meaningful Engagement and Moments of Joy
  • Working With Families | Active Listening & Understanding the Grief Cycle
  • What About My Back? Safe Transfer Techniques
  • Advanced Directives
  • Movements That Make a Difference | Relaxation Exercises for The Less Mobile
  • Long Term Care and Medicare – Who Pays for What?
  • How to Talk with Your Doctor
  • Dispelling the Myth of Assisted Living
  • Taking Sure Steps in Fall Prevention – Screening, Training and Simple Exercises
  • Proxy Caregiver Rules and Regulatory Changes
  • Understanding Aging | What is Normal and What is Not?
  • Restorative Exercises and Care
  • Red Carpet Service | Customer Service & Satisfaction in Assisted Living Communities
  • Working with You is Killing Me
  • Warning Signals | Residents at Risk for Falls
  • Helping a Resident from the Floor to a Sitting Position
  • Importance of Balance and Mobility in Aging
  • Coaching for Caregivers
  • Aging in Place | Technology and Resources to Assist with Growing Older
  • How to Hire a Private Duty Home Care Agency to Help
  • How to Say It to Seniors | Coaching on How to Begin Conversation on Long Term Care Planning
  • 7 Smart Strategies for Less Stress
  • Successful Discharges- Hospital to Home
  • Coping with a Medical Diagnosis
  • Mind over Medicine | 6 Steps to Healing

Academy at CaraVita CNA Program

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CaraVita prides itself on its commitment to education for families, caregivers, and professionals in all types of settings. This commitment has led to The Academy at CaraVita creating an all-new, state-licensed, Certified Nursing Assistant Class, which begins September 20th, 2019! Applications are due by September 9th, 2019.

During our six-week CNA program at CaraVita, you’ll learn:

  • Foundations of resident care
  • Role of caregivers in long-term care
  • State-guidelines for personal care skills such as bathing, dressing, ambulation, toiling, oral hygiene and positioning
  • Basic nursing skills such as vital skills, catheter care, and perineal care
  • Nutrition and hydration
  • Rehabilitation and restorative care
  • Understanding residents and families
  • Caring for the caregiver

The Academy at CaraVita has classes on Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM, with clinical observations occurring during the sixth and final week of instruction. The clinical observations will be held at a local area nursing home. The total cost of classes is $1,000, with a $100 deposit required to hold your spot. This includes teaching, state testing registration fee ($113 value), and uniform for clinicals. If you’re interested in joining our course, please complete the accompanying form, and a team member will reach out to you shortly!

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