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Free Caregiver Training Videos
What happens when an unexpected event occurs and suddenly you find yourself providing care for a loved one? Often, folks are thrust into a caregiver role without much time to plan or prepare.
These free online videos can be the perfect answer for those who want to learn more about how to care for a loved one, or for advice on how to handle situations that arise.
Examples of Topics include:
• Training - how to transfer, bathe, or re-position a patient safely and properly
• Everyday Issues - driving, safety, medications, adjusting to a move
• Specific Conditions - Alzhiemer's Disease, stroke, diabetes, UTI
• Emotional Issues - both for the caregiver and for the recipient
View videos from home, at any time that fits your schedule, and without downloading anything to your computer.
VideoCaregiving: a Visual Education Center for Family Caregivers
by Terra Nova Films
A set of online films for family caregivers, including those whose relatives are suffering from Alzheimer's disease or other dementia. The creators of VideoCaregiving: a Visual Education Center for Family Caregivers, believe that "a picture is worth a thousand words," and offer stories told from the heart.
* Terra Nova offers many free, videos, and also offers videos for sale -
all of the videos at the above link are free and require nothing to be downloaded to your computer.
Online Training Catalog - Morningside Ministries and Elizabeth Training Institute offer 53 free training videos online. Whether you need information about how to change a bed with someone in it, what you may want to consider when making a decision about a long term care facility, avoiding identify theft for your aging senior or strategies to reduce stress, visit our free Online Training Catalog. You’ll find dozens of training modules and most are ten minutes. You can watch them at your convenience. Relax.
Caregiver on Demand, Morningside Ministries and Elizabeth Training
A video series of meetings with a group of real-life caregivers and their discussions.
Caregivers on Demand is a discussion group made up of four to six women caregivers who share their stories. Virginia Valenzuela, who is a social worker and caregiver, facilitates the discussions.
Most caregivers are women. Most are over forty. All face challenges, stress and joy that other women in the same situation understand. Sharing experiences brings insights, laughter, tears and understanding.
HealthVideo offers videos on all health and wellness related topics, including caregiving. You will have to watch a short commercial before the video starts.
Many useful caregiver videos can be found on YouTube.
Simply go to YouTube.com and type phrases on topics you want to learn about into their search box.
Be sure to put your phrase in quotes for example:
"how to make a bed with patient in it"
"how to give patient a bath in bed"
Burnout Among Caregivers
Excerpt created for: Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services
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