Caregiver Training Course
Comprehensive Online Caregiver Certificate Program
The Assisted Living Caregiver Program is designed for individuals wanting to work in an Assisted Living home or center as a certified caregiver as mandated by the Arizona Department of Health Services. The Assisted Living Caregiver Program is divided into three subsections of Supervisory Care, Personal Care and Directed Care. It is designed to provide techniques in crisis intervention, medication administration, assisting residents with their activities of daily living, the coordination of, or provision of, intermittent nursing services, developing and implementing programs and services, including, personal care services provided to persons who are incapable of recognizing danger, summoning assistance, expressing need or making basic care decisions.
This training program complies with the training requirements outlined
in Arizona Assisted Living Regulation R9-10-724 for Supervisory Care,
Personal Care, and Directed Care Services.
ADDITIONAL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR A CAREGIVER:
Individuals interested in securing employment as a caregiver in the assisted living industry must:
The training is divided into two components: online didactic training and hands-on training with a preceptor.
first step is to successfully complete all three parts of the online
training curriculum: Supervisory Care Services, Personal Care Services,
and Directed Care Services.
completing the online training curriculum you will receive instructions
to complete your lone-on-one training with a preceptor. You will be
evaluated by the preceptor and must be proficient in the clinical
portion of the training to receive your certificates of completion.
- also obtain their CPR/First Aid certification
well as complete and submit fingerprint clearance application.
Fingerprint Clearance Application packets can be requested by calling
the Arizona Department of Public Safety at (602) 223-2279.
This program is self-paced, interactive, easy to understand and affordable! Enroll Today!
Visit www.careandcompliance.com/arizona or call (602) 354-4330 for more information.
Tuition: $199 (All inclusive)
Qualifications of a Caregiver
What is a Direct Care Worker?
A direct care worker provides services within assisted living facilities, group homes, and home health agencies. As a direct care worker you will be assisting residents with activities of daily living which may include; bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, mobility, transferring, and toileting.
The services provided by a direct care worker not only encompass the above listed activities, it also includes helping residents and resident family members cope with a variety of emotional needs.
Some common physical needs of an assisted living resident may include; assistance with activities of daily living, health monitoring, assistance with medication, reminders or cues to take care of oneself, and incontinence care.
Qualifications of a caregiver:
Verification of completion of training from a training program that states the training in the level of service the assisted living facility is licensed to provide.
A minimum of 3 months of health related experience
Current CPR & First Aid certificate
Documentation that verifies freedom from pulmonary tuberculosis (TB)
Fingerprinting and a background check will be administered prior to employment
Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.