About Caregiver Certification Programs


Caregiving is one of the fastest growing  career fields in the USA.  Caregiver certification should  prepare the caregiver for professional  ‘home-style’  care giving for seniors who stay at home or in an assisted living facility.

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Programs must cover all the basic skills required for care and should also include skills in:

  • communication
  • decision-making
  • respect for person in their care
  • stress reduction
  • emotional health
  • psychological health
  • home making
  • caregiving resources

We regularly review and evaluate for profit and not for profit  personal care aide certification programs and always find that CertifiedCare is a stand out.  Certified Care.org uses professional and industry-respected best practices. CertifiedCare’s Programs are AMA Guideline specific and reinforce the principles of independence, choice, dignity and privacy. Ethics is part of their certification curriculum.

More about CertifiedCare…

CertifiedCare offers education and certification for family and professional caregivers, personal care aides, assisted living aides, and personal companions of the frail elderly serving residential or institutional clients. CertifiedCare.org is a registered not-for profit distance learning caregiver education and certification organization.  CertifiedCare education and certification programs  focus on protecting and serving the frail elderly population.   CertifiedCare is a national education and certification organization and provides certifications for the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

CertifiedCare offers  4 levels of certification through their distance learning certification programs. Their certification programs are written by Dr. Cathleen Carr, an experienced caregiver who is also a lawyer and a PhD.  CertifiedCare seeks to certify the best quality caregivers for both family and institutional settings. They maintain a blog and a full service caregivers organization to support caregivers.  Persons who complete their entire professional care giving program series can apply to become a CertifiedCare licensed agency.

Benefits of getting your certification(s) from CertifiedCare are numerous and make them unsurpassed in this growing field. For instance, if you choose to get your caregiver certification from them you receive your membership free, take the Certification Tests for free and receive their nice looking professional Certificates at no extra charge. Your CertifiedCare Certification is active as long as you remain an active member of CertifiedCare.org and they do not require expensive, endless continuing education.

 ‘Their programs can give you the edge you need in this field.’ caregiver certification.com

To learn more about caregiver certification please visit Caregiver Certification .com

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About Elder Care Advice blog

Get professional elder care giving advice, advocacy, education and tips for those who care for and about the frail elderly at the ElderCareAdvice blog. We are generously sponsored by CertifiedCare.org. Most posts are written by Cathleen V. Carr, unless attributed otherwise. We welcome relevant submissions. Submit your article and by-line for publishing consideration (no promises!) to Havi at zvardit@yahoo.com, our own editor who will ensure submissions are given the best possible treatment and polish before publication, ensuring a professional level of publication. There is a nominal service fee involved ($45). Allow up to 30 days for publishing.
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