Each applicant must attend our caregiver lab to demonstrate their skills and knowledge prior to
being hired. This day long lab provides us with a valuable tool to evaluate each caregiver with
hands-on skills assessment, written and oral testing.
The day is filled with testing and review of all the common caregiver supplies, equipment and
skills needed to provide appropriate services to those in our care, including but not limited to:
Our full-scale hospital bed houses "Rescue Randy" our 150-pound male that allows our
caregivers to demonstrate their knowledge and skills using a Hoyer lift. Randy is also helpful
in demonstrating their techniques in occupied bed changes, brief changes, repositioning and bed
Ambulatory assistance skills are assessed with the use of a Gait Belt, Slide Board and Bear Hug
transfers, Walker and proper use of the Wheel Chair.
We review chronic neurological conditions and they also demonstrate their skills with redirection
and various queuing with Alzheimer's/dementia clients. Time is also spent with the proper care
and philosophy of Hospice support.
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Blood Pressure & Pulse
Occupied bed change for Hoyer client
Socialization & Companionship
Meal planning and assistance
Wheel Chair Safety
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