Let’s Get Real:
Being Person-Centered in a Task Oriented World
An Online Course for Caregivers, CNAs, and others who support Older Adults
MOVE has partnered with Oregon Care Partners to make these trainings available for a Certificate of Completion, at no cost to people who live and work in Oregon. Oregon Care Partners is a free, high-quality education resource that helps family and professional caregivers build the knowledge and skills needed to improve the quality of life of older adults and people living with Alzheimer’s in Oregon. Download the PDF Instructions for creating an account, connecting to the Relias Online Dashboard, enrolling in the “Let’s Get Real” modules.
You’ve heard about Person-Centered Care
Chances are, you already use many aspects of it in your work with older adults and others who need support for their daily living. Whether you work in a nursing home, assisted living, memory care, adult care home or provide in-home care, you have probably heard some different opinions, questions and points of view about person-centered care. Do any of these sound familiar?
I hear the term person-centered care, but I’m not really sure what it means.
Isn’t everything we do here person-centered already?
I’d like to do person-centered care, but it seems pretty unrealistic. I feel like it’s just one more thing I have to do.
I don’t see how person-centered care practices fit the community where I work.
I get the idea of person-centered care and feel like I do it. I’d like to do more, but I don’t really know how.
If so, this online training course is for you!
In these two modules you will learn about:
The definition of person-centered care and hear it described by many different experts who have followed its principles for years
TRACK – a self-reflection tool
How TRACK can be used when providing care for older adults
These study guides were developed to accompany the online modules.The contain case studies with prompts to apply what was learned in the modules and can be used for group discussions.