Improving Quality of Life, One Caregiver at a time since 2010.
FAMILY CAREGIVER "HOW TO" BOOKS
The foundation of our program for caregivers is the Activities for the Family Caregiver book series. Based on specific chronic issues, each book is designed to give family members and entry level caregivers the Basics and “How To’s” of engagement, leisure activities and the activities of daily living.
ON DEMAND / STREAMING COURSES
R.O.S. has built an online University for caregivers of all types. During NCCAP's Standardization and Certification drive, our courses will be available at www.nccaptraining.org
We are honored to be chosen by NCCAP to help role out the national standardization and certification program with its goal of training and certifying 100,000 caregivers in one year to help with the growing dementia crisis, the caregiver shortage across the United States and to finally have a national standard for Quality of Life, Activities and Engagement established by an independent, federally recognized agency.
As the only national, independent Standards and Certification body for Quality of Life, Activities and Engagement Certifications in both Long Term Care and Home Care settings recognized by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), NCCAP Home Care Certification has now established standards and certifications to insure continuity of care and approach focusing on the following areas:
Person- Centered Care – The individual being served
Non-verbal and verbal communication skills
The benefits of engaging and being active
Reducing cost of care through engagement and activities
Best practices for engaging a person with dementia
Interventions to utilize for aggressive behavior
Social assessment and lesson plans
Planning and executing activities
Successfully completing the Activities 101 Complete Course
Submitting proof of 20 hours of additional continuing education courses which meet NCCAP standards from the NCCAP Body of Knowledge
Submitting proof of 6 months (1000 hours) of work experience in the Home Care Field
Submitting proof of a High School Diploma or GED
Submitting proof 10 hours of dementia and/or memory care training which meet NCCAP standards from the NCCAP Body of Knowledge
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