We are always updating our in home care training programs, finding new and exciting external programs and researching new ways to enhance the lives of our clients with our Joyful Living Approach™.

Below is just the minimum training our Caregivers receive. The secret ingredient to our Joyful Living Approach™ is something we are happy to discuss with you in person. We take great pride in providing our Caregivers with over and above minimal training so that they meet our extremely high standards.

Make sure you discuss the specific training provided when you are choosing your In Home care provider.

Daughterly Care provides more than 18 internal training sessions every month on topics such as, but not limited to:

  1. Bowel management
  2. Consumer directed care
  3. Detecting and reporting Elder Abuse
  4. Enabling, re-enabling and restorative care
  5. Epilepsy management
  6. Ethics, discrimination and social diversity
  7. Falls minimisation strategies
  8. Fire safety
  9. Infection control
  10. Management of Diabetes
  11. Manual handling, including safe use of mechanical aids
  12. Medication management
  13. Person centred care
  14. Personal care
  15. Safe hoist transfers
  16. Staying inside professional boundaries
  17. What to do if a client falls
  18. Work, health and safety

In addition we provide externally presented training each month such as:

  • Understanding Dementia – University of Tasmania
  • Certificate III in Community Services
  • Certificate IV in Disabilities
  • Management of Chronic Diseases
  • Courses offered through Alzheimer’s NSW
  • Parkinson’s Care – presented by the Parkinson’s Association
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Effective Hand Washing
  • Caring for and Enabling LGBTI Community
  • Managing Behaviours that Challenge of Dementia
  • Palliative Care
  • LiFE Program
  • Preventing Dementia – University of Tasmania