Eldercare Education Programs

Education Programs and Workshops

SharCare offers a full range of specialized education programs and workshops geared toward professionals in the eldercare field. Our staff education specialist is an experienced national presenter and an instructor for the Indiana Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. All presentations are based on current reference materials, and meet mandatory federal requirements. Sessions can be customized to your facility’s unique needs.

Long Term Care Director of Nursing/Nurse Manager Training Intensives (3-Day Program)

Presented by experienced Director of Nursing (DON) consultants, a state monitor and a former state surveyor supervisor, this specialized education program is designed specifically for DONSs. Topics include federal and state regulations, the survey process, reimbursement systems, management principles and much more. Guaranteed Savings for Workshop Hosts! Call SharCare today to find out how much you could save on registration fees by hosting our DON workshop at your facility for your staff, along with a sister or neighboring facility.

In preparation for the workshop, we will:

    Market the training intensive in your geographic area,
    Coordinate the registration process, and
    Provide all training tools.

    All you do is provide the space!

Inservice Programs (1 Hours Sessions)
Abuse Prevention in the Frail Elderly:
Content meets current OBRA (Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) requirements for annual staff training. Consider videotaping the session and using it for new hire orientations.
Legal and Regulatory Implications of Documentation:
Taught by an experienced Certified Legal Nurse Consultant, this workshop includes examples and reference material.
Risk Mitigation versus Litigation:
Nurse managers will learn to identify risk triggers in care practices for older adults.
Best Practices for Survey Compliance on Special Care Units:
A must if you are planning or currently operate a Dementia Special Care Unit - includes guidelines from the Alzheimer’s Association released 04/05.
Hazards of Physical and Chemical Restraint Use:
A session that will inspire your staff to think before they call for a restraint order
Skin Integrity - Pressure Sores Vs Wounds:
Nurses say this session helps them more than any other they’ve attended.
Nursing Restorative Training Program:
A program that focuses on rehabilitative nursing skills, how to implement and maintain an effective nursing restorative program, and regulatory requirements for capturing reimbursement.
Education Workshop (6 Hours)
Cognitive Impairment/Behavioral Symptom Management:
Our most frequently requested program includes possible causes of behavioral symptoms and effective interventions.