Caregiver Training

Caregiver Training

Assistance In Home Care strives to continually educate and help our caregivers grow in their careers and advance their skill sets. We use multiple tools to help our caregivers feel prepared in any situation they may encounter while on the job. From the comfort of their home or coming into our office, we empower our employees to feel they can succeed in every single shift.

Phone and Internet Training – CEUs

Online Accredited Courses through Relias Learning that include classes such as:

  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders: Handling with Care
  • Lifting and moving a client
  • Recognizing and reporting abusive
  • Helping with ADLs and IADLs
  • Many, many more

Speak with management on how to handle tricky/awkward interpersonal situations
24/7 management has phones

Online training is great for information but nothing beats hands on 1-1 training. Our office staff have all been CNAs and caregivers for many years, so with their experience our caregivers are able to learn and refresh certain skills. Repositioning, proper transfers and safe cleaning are just a few of the skills that we teach our caregivers before they leave orientation! We urge our employees to reach out if they would like more training as we have all of these accessible in our office!

In Office Training:

  • Safe Lifting with Hoyer Lift
  • Live training on Dummy
  • Wheelchair and Walker
  • Remove gloves without infecting self
  • Making hospital bed with hospital corners
  • Oral care
  • Gait belt
  • Repositioning
  • Blood pressure

California State Requirements

California is requiring all caregivers, if they haven’t already, to sign up on the state Registry. This is a simple and quick process that we can walk you through via the computer in our office. Steps to be cleared as a Home Care Aide are:
1. Sign up on HCA Registry
2. LiveScan Fingerprint through FBI & DOJ
3. TB Test
4. CPR and First Aid
5. 5 Hour Annual Training