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Current Worker Training

A new Oregon law requires all homecare and personal support workers complete 12 hours of training by March 31, 2022. The Carewell SEIU 503 Training team will be rolling out this training beginning in 2021. Training for current workers takes place in two parts: an Online Refresher and an in-person Refresher Workshop. Each segment lasts about six hours.

Training takes place in two parts:

1: Online Refresher

Style

Online

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Duration

6 hours

When

Coming to your county in 2021 to be completed by March 31, 2022

What Training Covers

Online Refresher reviews the foundations of providing safe, consumer-focused care and the rules for being a care provider. Topics include:

  • Consumer rights and confidentiality
  • Providing in-scope services
  • Rules, regulations, and how to receive pay
  • Preventing Medicaid fraud
  • Safety
  • Infection control
  • Handwashing and gloving
  • Nutrition
  • Hygiene
  • Promoting community involvement
  • Your benefits

2: Refresher Workshop

Style

In Person

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Duration

6 hours

When

Coming to your county in 2021 to be completed by March 31, 2022

What Training Covers

The Refresher Workshop focuses on strengthening communication and problem-solving skills and providing person-centered services. Topics include:

  • Person-centered services
  • Professional boundaries
  • Medication management
  • Mandatory reporting and preventing abuse
  • Understanding communication styles
  • Building communication skills
  • Active listening
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Self-care

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