Erica Cooper, Ashley Rollins and Ashley Wilson are the newest Graduates from Jonesboro’s UAMS Schmieding Home Caregiver Training program. As In-Home Assistants (also known as PCA) these ladies are certified to do home care in Arkansas thru a non-medical home care agency or private duty. However, they have all chosen to return to become certified
The Home Care Assistant students learned a valuable lesson last week in using a mechanical lift to care for a bed bound patient. Each took their turn to be the patient, the caregiver or the assistant in learning proper use of equipment and procedures. They also learned proper transferring skills between a regular chair and
Jonesboro students learned valuable experience today in feeding others. Lisa, LaTesha, Jaime, and Katrina fed each other and themselves as if they had a disability, were blind or unable to care for themselves. In addition, these ladies took and passed their final exam today and will come back this week to demonstrate their competency skills.