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Caregiver Core Certification

Certification Overview

Caregiver Core Certification provides the basic level of training for entry into the caregiving field. It includes 12 hours of training in essential areas like communication, HIPAA and infection control; preparing a new caregiver for a role as homemaker companion or basic caregiver.

Course Outline

Includes 12 hours of training in these topics:

  • Causes and Consequences of Elder Abuse
  • Caregiver Core Values and Teamwork
  • Communicating with Others
  • HIPAA and client rights
  • Body Systems and the Aging Process
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Workplace Hazards and Safety
  • Promoting and Maintaining Good Mobility
  • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
  • Observation, Reporting, and Recording


Caregiver Core Certification