Hiring & Communicating with Caregivers
Objectives: Determine plans to be made prior to hiring caregivers of older adults. Identify types of caregiving services and strategies for selecting caregivers of older adults. Recognize financial and legal considerations when hiring caregivers of older adults. Describe approaches for effective communication with caregivers of older adults.
Description: This class will teach family members how to hire and communicate with caregivers for older adult family members. Family members will learn the steps to follow when selecting and interviewing a caregiver. Family members will consider the financial and legal aspects of bringing a caregiver into the home, and how to maintain effective communication with caregivers.