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Enhancing Dementia Knowledge and Self-Efficacy of In-Home Supportive Services Caregivers Through Online Training

Journal Article Training & Advanced Roles
December 9, 2022

This article describes descriptive findings of a paid caregiver training program for patients with dementia The training program emphasizes knowledge of dementia and focuses on core competencies required for dementia care. To view the original source, click here.

Key Takeaways

Caregivers' dementia knowledge and self-efficacy scores increased post-training and in a 3-month follow-up.
94% of those trained as in-home caregivers were satisfied with the training.
Results indicate the necessity of continuing to provide ongoing training for home care workers.

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