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Online Course

Foundations for Assisting in Home Care

State University of New York via Coursera

Overview

This course is intended as a self-study course for those interested in exploring a career as a Home Health Aide or Personal Care Aide.

Syllabus

Course Information Documents
-Contains the syllabus, grading and logistics, and references

Module 1 - Introduction to Home Health Care
-Introduction to Home Health Care

Module 2 - Working Effectively with Home Care Clients
-Human Needs, Culture & Diversity, Communication Skills, Developing a Therapeutic Relationship, Patients' Rights

Module 3 - Working with the Elderly
-Working with the Elderly

Module 4 - Working with Children
-Working with Children

Module 5 - Working with People Who Are Mentally Ill
-Working with People Who Are Mentally Ill

Module 6 - Working with People with Developmental Disabilities
-Working with People with Developmental Disabilities

Module 7 - Working with People with Physical Disabilities
-Working with People with Physical Disabilities

Module 8 - Food, Nutrition, and Meal Preparation

Module 9 - Family Spending and Budgeting

Module 10 - Care of the Home and Personal Belongings

Module 11 - Safety and Injury Prevention

Module 12 - Personal Care

Taught by

, Andrea Wade and Tera Doty-Blance

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  • Petre Mihail

    Petre Mihail is taking this course right now, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    This course is fine, helping me to make a review of all the things about assisting in home care that I learned on my own all along my years of working.
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    Nandni Patyal
    Good reviews of this course...good source of gaining knowledge from the home...better understanding of some toipcs

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