Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)
Caregiver Education and Training
235 Montgomery St, Ste 930, San Francisco, CA, 94104
Distance: 454 Miles
Family caregiver training and education focuses on building caregiver skills, dealing with stress and managing the caregiver role.
Offers information on care strategies, stress relief, community resources, family issues and hands-on care
Caregiver resources are listed by:
* Health Conditions
* Caring for Another
* Caring for Yourself
The information is intended to reduce caregiver stress and increase access to services.
|Toll Free||(800) 445-8106|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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PH-0800Caregiver Training Definition
Programs that provide training for family members and other informal caregivers which focuses on care-related activities such as medication management, personal care and making the home environment safe and barrier-free as well as on stress management and other techniques to help the caregiver take care of him or herself. The focus of the training is on building the skills and capacity of the caregiver to manage their caregiving role. Some programs include a caregiver assessment, development of an individualized plan that focuses on the caregiver, setting goals and establishing a routine for ongoing support for the caregiver.
YD-3300Informal Caregivers Definition
Family members, friends, neighbors and others who assume responsibility for attending to the daily needs of individuals who are temporarily or permanently unable to care for themselves due to general frailty; illnesses, injuries or progressively debilitating conditions such as Alzheimer's disease or mental illness; or other incapacitating problems without compensation. Some, but not all, states have programs that help people pay for the caregiver of their choice, and in certain circumstances that can be a family member. Most of these programs have income and other eligibility requirements that the care recipient must meet, and strict rules often apply as to who can be paid for the caregiving. Benefits may also be available for veterans and their families through the Veteran's Administration.