ACF15343

Train caregivers to assists seniors who wish to stay at home.

  • Submitted by:

    Jean Porter Mowatt

    Organization:

    Care-Ed the Learning Centre Endowment Fund

    Location:

    Saint John, NB E2L 3G1

  • Idea Created:

    October 14, 2012

    Budget:

    Large ($100K - 150K)

Overview:

Train a Student . Family members need support to manage home care needs for vulnerable family members. Stats Canada has predicted that seniors are now staying in their own homes until end of life needs occur.

The learning model increases the student's skill development, assists student to increase their knowledge through an Intern Program. Get free orientation before course starts. See if you like Home Care and Special Care Home environment.

Costs to produce this tyype of training is $2,208 per student. We propose that if 30 students were trained for a community we would address the worker shortage that is predicted by Stats Canada.
Courses available on-line and in calssroom for hands-on learning.
Fund Costs: Student registration $2,208
Operations: Smartboard and Teleconference tools, $6,000, Laptop and projector $2,500. Software 10,000 hardware $ 40,000.Total cost =$100,000