Care Partners of Cook County
Family Caregiver Training and Education
Care Partners of Cook County - Grand Marais
513 5th Ave W, Ste 106, Grand Marais, MN, 55604-3017
Distance: 1038 Miles
Caregiver Training and Education for family or friend caregivers who provide direct and ongoing services to older adults or people with disabilities.
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 waivers and the Alternative Care Program in the Community-Based Services Manual.
Because service availability may be limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this service may be provided using phone calls or other technology to offer real-time contact and support.
Credentials/Qualifications of Enrolled Waiver Providers
- Care or Support Related Organization
- Alternative Care Waiver (AC)
- Elderly Waiver (EW)
- Essential Community Supports (ECS)
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) or Alternative Care 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.
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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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.
A respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in 2019 which likely originally emerged from an animal source, has spread person-to-person in many locales as well as to other countries around the world and has been identified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). Symptoms include mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough and difficulty breathing. Those most at risk from the virus are older adults and people with pre-existing health conditions.