Training

 

Home Caregiver Training

The Schmieding Center Home Caregiver Training, taught by nurses and other health care professionals, is a unique program designed to teach students to care for older adults in their homes.  The class is comprised of physical skills and Alzheimer’s and dementia training.  The class teaches basic home safety and personal care, as well as, valuable information about how to care for the needs of a person with dementia, including how to manage difficult behaviors.  The Schmieding Center Home Caregiver Training enables students to advance their caregiving skills and competency. This class satisfies the training required by Arkansas law for caregivers who are paid to provide care in the home of a person who is 50 years of age or older.

Alzheimer’s and Dementia

The AD course describes the stages of Alzheimer’s disease and various types of dementia. It provides valuable information about the needs and care of a person with dementia including how to manage difficult behaviors.
To enroll for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia class, please call 479-751-3043

 

Student guide