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TRAINING - DCW CURRICULUM

PRINCIPLES OF CAREGIVING

These training
manuals have been created under the guidance of the Arizona Direct Care Workforce Committee in response to recommendations from the Citizens Workgroup on the Long Term Care Workforce. This curriculum is a public resource and can be used for self study and in classes. 

Much of Principles of Caregiving curriculum was revised in 2010/11 and posted in January 2011. The Spanish translation is new in July 2011. If you find any errors (English or Spanish), please send comments to
julrich@azdes.gov.

Level 1:
    
Fundamentals (January 2011) 

Level 2: 
    
Aging and Physical Disabilities module   (January 2011)
    
Developmental Disabilities Module (January 2011)
Note: DDD forms below DD module on this page 

Continuing Education:
   
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Module 
    (January 2008)


NEW: 
Skills Workbook (2011) - all skills from the manuals with photos
         
Instructor notes for skills workbook (June 2011)
         Only 50 pages; consider giving the workbook to all staff.

NEW: List of key terms Spanish to English and English to Spanish
Give this to your staff so they can learn the terms in both languages.

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Fundamentals 

 

1

Overview

Repaso

2

Legal and Ethical Issues

Asuntos éticos y Legales 

3

Communication

Communicación

4

Cultural Competency

Competencia Cultural

5

 

Job Management Skills

Destrezas para Manejar el Trabajo

6

 

Observing, Reporting and Documenting

Observando, Reportando Y Documentando

7

Infection Control

Control de Infección

8

 

Nutrition and Food Preparation

 

Nutrición y Preparación de Alimentos

 

9

 

Fire, Safety and Emergency Procedures

 

Incendio, Seguridad, y Procesos durante una Emergencia

 

10

 

Home Environment Maintenance

 

Mantenimiento del Medioambiente del Hogar

 

 

Appendix with competencies and index

Apendice, con competencias

 

 

Fundamentals complete (2 MB)

 

Fundamentos

 

 

    

  
Aging and Physical Disabilities 

Aging and Physical Disabilities

1

Body Systems

Sistemas del cuerpo

 

2

Physical Disabilities and Conditions

Discapacidades y condiciones físicas

3

Psychological and Emotional Conditions

Trastornis psicologicos y emocionales

4

Personal Care

Cuidado Personal

5

Transfers and Positioning

Transferencias y posicionar

 

6

Sexuality Issues

Sexualidad y discapacidad

 

7

Activity Planning

Planenado actividades

 

8

Dementia Specific Care

Cuidado especifico para la demencia

 

9

Grief and End-of-Life Issues

Pena y problemas en la etapa final de la vida

 

 

Appendix with competencies and index

Apendice

 

APD module complete (3 MB)

 

 


 

Developmental Disabilities -

Student Manual (and Facilitator's Guide). The Facilitator Guide contains all the student materials plus teaching tips and additional resources.

Developmental Disabilities

 

1

 

Knowledge of Developmental Disabilities

 

 

Conocimientos acerca de las Discapacidades del Desarrollo

 

 

 

 

Chapter 1: Facilitator Guide

 

Capítulo 1: Guía para los Facilitadores

 

2

 

Working with People with Disabilities

 

 

Cómo trabajar con personas que tienen discapacidades del desarrollo

 

 

 

Chapter 2: Facilitator Guide

 

 

Capítulo 2: Guía para los Facilitadores

 

3

 

Role of the Division of Developmental Disabilities

 

 

Papel que juega la Division of Developmental Disabilities

 

 

 

Chapter 3: Facilitator Guide

 

Capítulo 3: Guía para los Facilitadores

 

4

 

Support Planning

 

Planeamiento de apoyo

 

 

 

Chapter 4: Facilitator Guide

 

Capítulo 4: Guía para los Facilitadores

 

5

 

Abuse and Neglect

 

Abuso y negligencia

 

 

 

Chapter 5: Facilitator Guide

 

Capítulo 5: Guía para los Facilitadores

 

6

 

Incident Reporting

 

Informes de incidentes

 

 

 

Chapter 6: Facilitator Guide

 

Capítulo 6: Guía para los Facilitadores

 

7

 

Daily Living

 

La vida diaria

 

 

 

Chapter 7: Facilitator Guide

 

Capítulo 7: Guía para los Facilitadores

 

8

 

Positive Behavior Support

 

 

Apoyo positivo del compartimiento

 

 

 

Chapter 8: Facilitator Guide

 

Capítulo 8: Guía para los Facilitadores

 

 

 

Appendix with competencies

 

Apendice, con competencias

 

 

 

DD module complete

 

DD modulo

 

 
FORMS
DD Preservice Orientation Form
DD Incident Report Form
DD Attendant Care Form
DD Attendant Care Monitoring 


 Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias  

New: Instructor manual, Spanish translation

 

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

 

Student manual 2008

 

Spanish student manual

 

Instructor manual 2008

 

Spanish Instructor Manual

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