California Caregiver Training Requirements

Senior caregivers in California now must be certified for caregiver training meeting the states new requirements.

Senior caregivers working in homes in California must complete:
2 hours of Orientation Training
3 hours of Safety Training
5 hours of Annual Training on Caregiving Core Competencies

Members of the Professional Association of Caregivers receive online training and California caregivers may receive the 10-hour California training by Caregiver Training University.

Certified Caregiver Training

Certified Caregiver Training


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Online Caregiver Training

Professional Association of Caregivers membership includes basic caregiver training through an online course powered by Caregiver Training University.

The basic caregiver training includes the following topics:

Training Modules

  • Caregiver Job Responsibilities and Protocol
  • Senior Caregiver Job Description
  • Communication Skills
  • CARE PLAN and Care Plan Notes and Activities
  • Personal Care and Toileting
  • Adaptive Equipment for Transfers (Gait Belts and Lifts)
  • Basic Hygiene and Basic Infection Control
  • Maintaining a Clean, Safe and Healthy Environment
  • Basic Personal and Environmental Safety Precautions
  • Emergency Procedures, Including Basic First Aid and Client’s Emergency Preparedness Plan
  • Confidentiality of Client Personal, Financial and Health Information HIPAA
  • Understanding Abuse and Neglect
  • Bonus Section: Stroke Care

Join P.A.C. and get online caregiver training.

 


Professional Association of Caregivers Code of Ethics

Professional Association of Caregivers members agree to follow these ethics as senior caregivers:

  • I will always treat my clients with kindness and respect.
  • I will always arrive at the client’s home on time, preferably 5 minutes before the start of my scheduled hours. If I might be late, I will immediately call.
  • I will follow the Plan of Care each day for my client.
  • I will maintain a clean and organized home for my client.
  • I will never leave my client unattended. If the relief caregiver is late I will immediately call the Care Manager.
  • I will address my client by their last name unless they invite me to use their first name.
  • I will honor the client’s right to privacy and confidentiality, including their identity, address, and telephone number.
  • I will keep my religious beliefs, political choices, or personal issues private and likewise respect my client’s beliefs.
  • I will call 911 immediately when there is a medical emergency and then call my senior care company office or Care Manager.
  • I will not engage in financial transactions nor intimate relationships with a client or family member.
  • I will never use alcohol or illegal drugs as a professional caregiver.
  • I will only use my personal mobile phone for calls and texts during rest or break periods.

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P.A.C. Member Benefits

Professional Association of Caregivers

Join Professional Association of Caregivers (P.A.C.)

“Caring for the Caregiver”

Professional caregivers assist seniors with daily living needs, providing emotional and physical support.

The Professional Association of Caregivers “Cares for the Caregiver”

  • Training
  • Community of Caregivers
  • Senior Caregiving News
  • T-shirt
  • Lapel Pin

Recognizing the profession of caregiving and supporting professional caregivers, the P.A.C. provides caregivers with a community to support the profession and needs of senior caregivers.

Join the P.A.C. to show your caregiving skills and strengthen your professional proficiency.


Professional Association of Caregivers

Join Professional Association of Caregivers (P.A.C.)

Increase your caregiver qualifications and become part of a community. It’s simple and easy with a long term value and benefits.

Simple and Informative:

  • 10-Hour Online Caregiver Certification Training Program

Upon completion, you receive a mailed:

  • T-Shirt
  • Lapel Pin
  • Certificate to show agencies and clients

PAC Membership that gives you value

  • Senior Caregiving News
  • Community chat and support

All this for only $79.00

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