Supporting older adult personal care and independence (PART 1 of 2)

This course details the mindset and important practices associated with giving care. With instruction on how to provide assistance in bathing, showering, and use of toilet facilties, we can inspire quality caregiving in intimate spaces.

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This course is offered by

Karolinska Institutet

Official course provider

About this course

This course covers the basics of what makes a great caregiver. Understanding that both adapting a caregiving mindset and practicing regular safety routines are necessary for providing great care.

This four-part, self-paced course will introduce the role, practices, and culture of caregiving. It will also introduce the importance of preparation, cleanliness, and common safety practices that should be observed before providing care, especially in sensitive and intimate practices like bathing, showering, or using toileting facilities.

What you'll learn

  • The mindset of a caregiver
  • Precuations for Safe Personal Care
  • Assisting with Bathing and Showering
  • Assisting with Use of Bathroom or Toilet Facilities

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