Program Contents: 70 minutes DVD. Comes with Learning guides for each module
• Communication -17 minutes.
• Health & Safety - 17 minutes.
• Rights & Responsibilities - 19 minutes.
• What Is It? - 17 minutes.
Captioning: Open captioned
Copyright Date: 2003
CONSUMER DIRECTION IN PERSONAL ASSISTANCE: HOW TO WORK TOGETHER
An important aspect of independent living is home-based and consumer-directed care. This multimedia training is a timely solution to increasing demand for consumer-managed home care workers.
Instructors, independent living centers or health and human service agencies that provide Personal Assistant Services use this training package to recruit, train and maintain personal assistants and other non-medical home caregivers.
It presents a candid and balanced overview and includes important perspectives of people with disabilities, caregivers and agency managers.
|"How to Work Together" - overviews, perspectives, tips and personal experiences|
|Step-by-step instruction, review and testing for self-paced or classroom learning |
|Flexible formats - choice of 4 videos with learning guides or CD-ROM |
|Videos can be purchased and presented individually to supplement existing training|
CONSUMER DIRECTION IN PERSONAL ASSISTANCE: WHAT IS IT?
|Who's Suited for this Work?|
|Meeting Individual Preferences/Needs |
|Specific Tasks |
|Working Together on the Final Say|
|Staying Open to Styles, Disabilities, and Needs |
|Techniques to Resolve Roadblocks|
|Disability Awareness and Cultural Sensitivity |
HEALTH & SAFETY
|Preventing Hazards |
|Emergency Preparedness |
|Stress Reduction Techniques |
Protecting Caregiver and Consumer
RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES
|Work Agreements - Expectations, Tasks, Schedules, and Flexibility|
|Respecting Boundaries and House Rules |
|Recognizing and Reporting Abuse |
Produced by InfoUse of Berkeley, CA with funding from the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development, Grant # R44 HD35024 © InfoUse 2002. InfoUse uses the power of planning, technology, and participatory research to improve community equity, access and outcomes.