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24/7 Caregiving and Chronic Illness

Overview

Caregiving is a universal need that impacts everyone. This course describes formal and informal caregiving, and how chronic conditions increase as people age. It explores how medication cost and compliance are interrelated and influence people's health, independence and quality of life. It describes the physical and emotional toll that caregiving takes on caregivers, and why it is important to structure the downsizing and move process around the needs of the caregiver.

This course includes the film, At the Breaking Point, that illustrates the emotional and ethical issues that are at the core of family caregiving.

Benefits

As a result of this course, you will:

  • Understand the difference between formal and informal caregiving
  • Learn the characteristics of typical caregivers and care recipients
  • Understand the growing crisis in caregiving in this country and worldwide
  • Understand how chronic conditions impact the lives of older adults and their caregivers
  • Learn how medication cost and complexity impact compliance and lead to nursing home placement
  • Learn a three-pronged approach for evaluating client situations
NASMM Pricing $69.00*

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