TITLE

Caregiver Training

PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
PN;Aug2011, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Easter Seals training for caregivers, a part of the comprehensive assistance by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) scheduled on June 9-10, 2011. It mentions that the training is offered online, in traditional classroom settings, or through a home study with DVD. It adds that the training is focused on the health and well-being of veterans and of caregivers. It mentions the topics included in the training such as home safety, and caregiving skills.
ACCESSION #
62598594

 

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