CARIE’s widely respected Competence with Compassion™ education and training programs for long term care staff are focused on improving the quality of care for elders in a variety of long term care settings. CARIE also develops and presents community education programs on issues of concern and interest for elders and other community members.
Competence with Compassion: An Abuse Prevention Training Program for Long Term Care Staff
Competence with Compassion: An Abuse Prevention Training Program for Long Term Care Staff. CARIE (the Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly), has developed and presented education and training programs to long term care staff throughout the Philadelphia region and beyond. CARIE’s premier training program to date has been Competence with Compassion: An Abuse Prevention Training Program for Long Term Care Staff. CARIE’s highly-acclaimed award-winning training programs have been presented and replicated regionally, nationally and internationally. Read more.
Competence with Compassion™: Creating an Ethical Culture for Long Term Care
Competence with Compassion™: Creating an Ethical Culture for Long Term Care is an innovative education program designed to help long term care professionals arrive at ethical solutions to the wide array of care dilemmas encountered daily in the provision of care. The program includes a unique ethical framework and a five-step decision-making process for guiding the application of the framework to individual care issues. Read more.
The Universal Core Curriculum
The Universal Core Curriculum was designed for potential direct care workers to learn the different work settings in aging long-term care and the basic skills common to all of these settings. Recognizing that person-centered skills are at the heart of the UCC, the goal of this training is to equip new direct care workers with skills to make their job a rewarding experience for consumers, themselves, and co-workers. Read more.
The Handbook for Caregivers
A guide for family caregivers. Read more.
CARIE provides a full range of educational programming for eldercare professionals, the general public, caregivers, older adults and others. You will find a list of some of the programs we provide; please feel free to call and discuss your needs; we can tailor a program to your request. Read more.