This ready-to-teach in-service package includes all the pieces needed to teach a 25-minute in-service.
In-Service Topic "Family Dynamics for Caregivers"
It is important to consider that each resident enters a nursing home with a history and a family with a complex dynamic. Caregivers are in a unique position to help impact that dynamic positively because of their close contact with the resident. In this in-service, a case study examines which factors cause tension with regard to a family member in the nursing home. It examines the effects of strain on the dynamic and teaches effective caregiver interventions. Positive effects of aiding a family dynamic are greater job satisfaction (a critical component in career longevity) and fewer behaviors influenced by enhanced caregiver-to-resident communication. Caregivers will learn the following topics:
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