In this training course, the volunteer will learn the basics to successfully implement the important role as a volunteer in care communities for older people.
What you need to know to successfully interact with residents
Proper communication with residents, staff and family members.
Dementia- what it is and what someone may experience.
Different behaviors and how to handle them.
The basics and standards that need to be followed
Obligations to staff, residents and families as well as legal obligations and HIPAA.
How to address any concerns that may come up over the course of volunteering and associated procedures.
Personal boundaries, hygiene, sickness and elder abuse.
How to initiate, lead, and encourage involvement and participation in activities.
How to make an activity a success both from the participant’s point of view and the volunteer’s.
Reasons why activities are so important for all of our general well-being.
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