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Wednesday
02
MAY

REST Companion Training

09:00
17:00

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The ultimate goal of this Training course is to assist individuals to become effective Companions/respite workers by learning the three key steps of support:
PREPARE • CARE • CONNECT:
• Respite: Definition/Value/Volunteers Role
• Crisis Intervention
• Introducing the caregiver and the care receiver
• Building relationships with the caregiver and the care receiver
• Overcoming obstacles in Communication

CARE:
• Use of good health and safety practices
• Overview of disabilities across the lifespan (customizable to any population)
• Creating a positive environment to handle ordinary and challenging respite situations

CONNECT:
• Understanding types of assist and adapted equipment
• Planning and adapting activities
• How to set up a successful respite relationship
• Confidentiality and coping skills
• References and support for the future

The course can be delivered in one of three formats:
ONE-DAY COURSE—One 8-hour session, includes lunch and breaks
TWO-DAY COURSE—Two 4-hour sessions on two separate days.
REST ESSENTIALS™ COURSE–One four-hour session preparing Companions to provide respite in a supervised setting.
All materials and follow-up resources are provided.

Venue

CareFirst

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