Family Caregiver Training and Education
1645 Marthaler Ln, West St. Paul, MN, 55118
Distance: 1031 Miles
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
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 - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Farmington, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Mendota Heights, Rosemount, South St. Paul, and West St. Paul
Homemaking services also provided in Southern Washington County and Dakota County
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Adult Companion Services
- Caregiver Consultant
- Caregiver Support
- Chore Services (Waiver)
- Environmental Accessibility Adaptations (EAA) Home Assessment
- Healthy Aging Classes
- Home Accessibility Modification
- Home Management Registration
- Home Repair and Maintenance
- Homemaker Services
- House Cleaning
- Individualized Home Supports (IHS) without Training
- Information and Support
- Snow Removal
- Support Group - Memory Loss and Caregivers (Memory Cafe)
- Technology Training for Older Adults
- Yard Work
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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.
An acquired reduction in mental capacity that is characterized by impairment of memory, judgment and intellectual functioning which is often accompanied by behavioral disturbances.