It Takes a Village: Supporting Families & Caregivers

1.0 CEU

This course covers:

  • Control and power in caregiver relationships with loved ones and clients
  • Support groups and social connections in stress maintenance and prevention
  • Education and skill building in caregiver stress
  • Exercise for you, your loved one and client
  • Asking for help and letting help in

Course Objectives:

  • Recognize why it is much easier to accept a challenge with a family member or client as a choice, rather than a burden.
  • Understand relevant habits to create a more familiar and supportive environment.
  • Obtain 3 techniques for lowering stress when assisting in the care of a loved one or client with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Course Approvals:

  • NAB: This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1.0 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS – approval# 20191128-1-A48170-DL – expires 11-28-2019.
  • CE Broker Approved for Florida Long Term Care Administrators, Nurses, and Certified Nurse Aides as well as District of Columbia Certified Nurse Aides and Home Health Aides
  • Oregon Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators
  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approval #: LTS -A1138 (Resident Care)
sharon-brothersSharon K. Brothers, MSW brings over 30 years’ experience in senior care services to her passion as the founder and CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education. Sharon has an advanced degree in social work and leadership experience in multi-state Assisted Living corporations. She has been a developer, owner and operator of dementia care assisted living communities and has deep expertise as an educator for all levels of staff within the care profession.