How to Become a Certified Caregiver in California

California caregiver certification now requires specific training each year, as outlined by a new law that went into effect in 2016, called the California Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act.

To Become a Certified Caregiver in California you must:

  • Pass a Background Check
  • Secure Caregiver Training Annually
  • 2-hour Orientation Training, 3-hour Safety Training and 5-hour Core Competency Training in Year 1

California trained caregivers will receive 10-hours of training their first year followed by an additional 5 hours of training annually to review core competencies and expand upon their age-related senior care learning.

Ready to begin your California Caregiving Career? Get California Online Training

Education for caregivers delivers higher quality care and safer care for both the caregiver and the senior.

Learn more about California’s caregiver course requirements and take online caregiver training to become certified with the leading digital platform in the senior care industry at Caregiver Training University. Remember that more caregivers are needed to meet the growing demand for senior care and you may also submit your job application to join the “Caregiverlist” and be considered for senior care jobs in your area.

Senior care companies train their staff with this leading industry training and you may also purchase it on your own.

Learn more at Caregiverlist.

 

 


How to become a certified caregiver in California

California passed legislation in Assembly Bill 1217 which you may review the California legislature’s caregiver training mandate which requires:

  • 10 hours of training for Safety, Orientation and Core Competencies in 1st year
  • 5 hours of Core Competency training annually

Caregiver Training University, created by senior home care industry professionals and educators, provides customized training matching the requirements to enable caregivers to easily become certified through an online caregiver training course.

Caregivers may purchase the online senior care training for $59 or become a member of the professional association of caregivers to receive a t-shirt and lapel pin.

Caregivers may:

  • Log-in at any time
  • Maintain access to their training ongoing
  • Pass a 36-question exam to confirm retention of information

California caregiver certification may be transferred to any senior home care agency and renewal training also may be received by just adding a renewal course for your account at Caregiver Training University. As caregiver jobs are plentiful as more and more seniors prefer to age-in-place at home, submit your job application at Caregiverlist.

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Stroke Care Caregiver Training

Strokes are the leading cause of long-term disability in the USA with high blood pressure being one of the risk factors.

Senior caregiver training for stroke care assists caregivers to be prepared for assisting seniors who have suffered from a stroke. As a stroke will happen suddenly and activities for rehabilitation in the first 6-months being key to successful recovery, caregivers can increase their skills by being prepared as a trained caregiver for assisting seniors with stroke recovery. Take an online caregiver training course for stroke care on your own or through a senior caregiver staff training course that will also meet your state’s training requirements for certification for caregiving.

Stroke Caregiver Training

Stroke Caregiver Training courses are available at Caregiver Training University and you may apply for a job with a licensed senior care company at Caregiverlist.com


Senior Caregiver Stress Relief Photo of the Week

Senior caregivers provide emotional caregiving as well as assistance with Activities of Daily Living and must always remember to care for themselves. Enjoy this week’s photo. Gain caregiver training for your state to learn more successful caregiving techniques.

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Caregiver Stress Relief Photo of the Week

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Caregiver Stress Relief Photo of the Week

Remember to “Care for the Caregiver” and take time for yourself each day. Enjoy this week’s caregiver stress relief photo of the week. Learn more about caregiving jobs and caregiver training to grow your career.


Happy 4th of July Caregivers from your Professional Association of Caregivers

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Wishing Senior Caregivers a Fun and Safe 4th of July, 2017!

Wishing senior caregivers a very happy and safe 4th of July, celebrating the freedoms of living and working in the USA!

Remember you can learn more about caregiver training and senior care employment at Caregiverlist.com and always remember more senior caregivers are needed and you are welcome to refer your friends as both part-time and full-time jobs are always available nationwide as more Americans choose to age-in-place in their own homes.


Free Certified Senior Caregiver T-shirt

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Professional Caregiver membership to the PAC comes with a T-shirt that comes in everyone’s style. Show off your t-shirt when your at home, relaxing, or even at work!

Don’t forget to take a picture of yourself in the t-shirt and post it to social media. Make sure to tag us for recognition for all your hard work.

Don’t have a t-shirt yet? Become a member of the Professional Association of Caregivers and receive one today!


Caregiver’s Stress Relief Photo of The Week

This week’s stress relief photo was taken at Grant Park in Chicago, IL. Enjoy the perfect view that autumn has to give. We invite you to take a moment to enjoy the photo and the inspirational quote and feel free to share them with loved ones.

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You can read more about this week’s stress relief photo at Caregiverlist Blogs. 


Senior Caregivers Remember to Keep Calm and Spread Kindness

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Seniors Caregivers should take care of themselves and others by staying calm and spreading kindness through out the world.


How to Become Certified Senior Caregiver

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