Foundations for DCWs in Facility-Based Care Settings
Objectives: Describe the services offered within assisted living and other facility-based care settings. Describe how facilities commonly determine the required level of care for their residents. Describe the difference between personal services and skilled care. Describe the purpose of the care plan. Describe how the care plan is modified. Describe the importance of promoting your client’s right to independent living within a facility-based care setting . Describe the benefits of having positive interactions with your clients
Description: This class will introduce direct care workers (DCWs) to assisted living facilities and other common facility-based care settings. You will learn about the services provided by common facility-based care settings, how service plans are created and modified, levels of care within assisted living facilities, and the importance of promoting independence and positive interactions with your clients.