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"TRAINING FOR CAREGIVERS IN LONG TERM CARE - PALLIATIVE CARE TRAINING" PROGRAM

WHAT Training for caregivers and/or direct care staff on end of life care and other areas in nursing facilities.
WHYSo that long-term care staff can be trained on how improve the quality of care to elderly in nursing facilities.
WHEREUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Hartford Center of Geriatrics.


Program Description


"Each year nearly 500,000 people die in the nursing home or shortly after being transferred from a nursing home to an acute care facility. Many people in nursing homes are elderly and have multiple chronic conditions that are not responsive to curative treatment."

- University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

The "Palliative Care Training" Program covers:

-How to improve the care of those at the end-of-life
-Definition of palliative care, the three major domains of palliative care
-Ways in which all disciplines can be involved in improving care for the dying


Other trainings within the "Training for Caregivers in Long Term Care" Program include:

-At Risk of Falling
-Risk of Pressure Ulcer
-Risk of Adverse Drug Event
-Cognitive Loss
-Behavior in Dementia
-Care of Chronic and Complex UI
-Pain Assessment and Management
-Oral Health

source: nursing.upenn.edu


Find out more about the "Training for Caregivers in Long Term Care - Palliative Care Training" Program

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The Terminally Ill & Their Pets
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