Below are helpful resources for expanding your skills.
CareAcademy - COVID-19 Training
CareAcademy’s FREE COVID-19 Certification Class prepares direct care workers to perform critical frontline work during today’s challenging times. With this self-study class, gain relevant, reliable information about the virus and learn how to care for yourself and your care recipients amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of the class, claim your certificate and let your agency and care recipients know that you’re COVID-19 Certified through CareAcademy.
Please click the link to go to the CareAcademy’s website and take the free COVID-19 Certification Class: click here
The mission of Alzheimer’s San Diego is to provide San Diego families with care and support, while advancing critical local research for a cure. They are innovating and expanding services that truly make a difference in the lives of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease— and the loved ones who care for them. To find out more information about caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, click here.
Knowing and practicing universal precautions help prevent the spread of illness. Click here for a guide on how to use universal precautions when caring for your consumer.
california department of social services
CDSS’ mission is to provide aid, services and protection to needy children and adults. The Department also strives to strengthen and encourage individual responsibility and independence for families. For more details please visit http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/.
United domestic workers of America
This is the official site of the labor union that represents all Individual Providers in San Diego County. For more information please visit www.udwa.org.
Caregiver Coalition of San Diego
The Caregiver Coalition of San Diego represents the community efforts of a diverse group of agencies, private, public, professional, non-profit, and for profit that serve families caring for their loved ones. For more information, visit: www.caregivercoalitionsd.org.
The Center for Excellence in Aging & Longevity
The Center for Excellence in Aging & Longevity engages, collaborates, and leverages opportunities to develop and disseminate innovative and evidence-based approaches. For more information, visit: https://ceal.sdsu.edu/sdcc/.