CANA - Center for Africans Now in America, Inc.
Family Caregiver Training and Education
CANA - Burnsville
900 W 128th St, Ste 104, Burnsville, MN, 55337
Training and education provided to improve or maintain the health and wellbeing of a family caregiver and the quality of care he/she provides.
Caregiver Counseling includes coaching, guidance, or instructions directly related to providing care.
About This Location
Training may include instruction about:
* Treatment regimens
* Disease management
* Personal/physical care
* Behavioral management
* Family dynamics
* Caregiver roles
* Use of equipment specified in the care plan
* Updates as appropriate to safely maintain the person at home
Learn more about this service when paid for under the Elderly Waiver (EW), Alternative Care (AC) or Essential Community Supports (ECS) programs in the Community-Based Services Manual.
Memory and Cognitive Care
- Special care program for memory loss, memory problems, dementia, or Alzheimer's
- Alternative Care Waiver (AC)
- Elderly Waiver (EW)
- Essential Community Supports (ECS)
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Somali Community
This is a service for family or friend caregivers such as a parent, spouse, children, relatives, foster family, in-laws, partners or friends.
If the care recipient has Elderly Waiver (EW), Alternative Care (AC) or Essential Community Supports (ECS) funding, the service plan (based on an assessment of your needs) determines which services are funded.
This service may be available through private pay or other funding.
8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday; 9:00am - 2:00pm, Saturday with appointments and walk-in services available
Seven counties in the Twin Cities metro suburban areas: Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington. Rural Communities
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Adult Companion Services
- Community Living Assistance (CLA)
- Crisis Respite
- Employment Services (Waiver)
- Family Counseling
- Family Training
- Homemaker Services
- Individualized Home Supports (IHS) with Family Training
- Individualized Home Supports (IHS) with Training
- Individualized Home Supports (IHS) without Training
- Positive Support Services
- Prevocational Services
- Transitional Services
- Transportation (Waiver)
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
PH-0800Caregiver Training Definition
Programs that provide training for family members and other informal caregivers which focuses on care-related activities such as medication management, personal care and making the home environment safe and barrier-free as well as on stress management and other techniques to help the caregiver take care of him or herself. The focus of the training is on building the skills and capacity of the caregiver to manage their caregiving role. Some programs include a caregiver assessment, development of an individualized plan that focuses on the caregiver, setting goals and establishing a routine for ongoing support for the caregiver.
An acquired reduction in mental capacity that is characterized by impairment of memory, judgment and intellectual functioning which is often accompanied by behavioral disturbances.