Caregiver Workshops and Training
To help family and friends who are who are caring for someone who is elderly or who has a long-term chronic illness, Hospice of Northwest Ohio offers workshops at various places and times throughout the area.
"Caring for the Caregiver: Finding the Blessings in the Experience,” is designed to help caregivers find greater joy in the caregiving experience and to turn day-to-day chores into meaningful, memorable experiences.
Topics Covered in the Series
The number of sessions offered varies by location. The goal is for participants to learn:
- How simple things can help them cope with the stressors and losses of caregiving
- How to care for themselves so they can better care for their loved ones
- How to have difficult conversations
- How to make important decisions about end-of-life care
- How to maintain a positive, healthy and hope-filled outlook.
Access tools and helpful hints in the complete workshop Resource Book.
For information on upcoming sessions or to register, please call 419-661-4001.
Hands-On Education for Caregivers
Many people feel ill-prepared to provide the physical care that is required of them when caring for a loved one at home.
This free, two-hour workshop, held at varying times at the Toledo Center, will help caregivers tend to the needs of their loved ones with confidence. Through discussion and interactive demonstrations in a small-group setting, family members will learn about:
Bathing Making an occupied bed Hand hygiene
Oral care Transfer techniques Skin care
Positioning Ambulation Nail care
Back rubs Feeding Foot care
View our calendar for current sessions.
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