Fairwinds Ivey Ranch
4490 Mesa Drive Oceanside, CA 92056
7:30 – 8 am Sign-in/Coffee & Pastries
8:00 am-6:30 pm Education (lunch provided)
Both Days $170, $85 for one day. If you only need a few hours, please contact us to find out if there is space. Please review no-show/cancellation information in terms of service.
Day One-Saturday, September 28th
Understanding the Aspects of Frailty, Disability, and/or Comorbidity RCFE# 433-0306-27928 ARF# 433-0306-27927 Subject Code 06 -Physical Needs
Instructor will focus course on how to provide quality care with emphasis on the importance of helping residents maintain as much of his or her autonomy as possible.
Attendees will be equipped with the necessary skills to care for these individuals. Course Objectives:
• Understand the complexity of providing care to older adults diagnosed with frailty, disability, and/or comorbidity.
• Review regulations for prohibited and restricted health conditions.
• Describe three of the characteristics required when providing quality care for individuals diagnosed with frailty, disability, and/or comorbidity.
• Review methods to assess residents with frailty, disability, and comorbidity.
• List three non-medical interventions to support the autonomy and well-being of the individual diagnosed with frailty, disability, and comorbidity.
• Understand the importance of non-invasive, empathetic communication when caring for an individual diagnosed with frailty, disability, and comorbidity.
Caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or other related dementias RCFE# 433-0211-27040 ARF# 433-0211-27618 Subject code 11- Dementia
Instructor will review various forms of dementia, with a special emphasis on the management of the behavior disturbances that are characteristic of this condition. Attendees will learn various ways to manage such disturbances, through the perspective of using empathic communication.
Destination Regulations RCFE#433-0401-28583 ARF#433-0401-28582 Subject code 01 – Law & Reg – Laws
Compliance is not a bad word. This course will review ways Administrators can stay on top of what’s new in regulations while meeting the demands of residents and families. Instructor will review important regulations each administrator should have implemented and new California administrator laws impacting operations. A group discussion will be held on best practices to ensure compliance and administrator experiences in what happens in non-compliance status.
Health and Stress RCFE#433-0106-30058 ARF#433-0106-30052 Subject code 06– Physical Needs
Day Two-Sunday, September 29th
Living Beyond a Stroke: Implications for Empathic Care RCFE# 433-0406-27760 ARF# 433-0406-27759 Subject Code 06 -Physical Needs
The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of strokes, with a special emphasis on the management of the motor and non-motor symptoms caused by this condition and how to provide quality care in response to these symptoms. Attendees will learn various ways to manage such symptoms and help prevent future strokes, through the perspective of using empathic communication, care, and supportive rehabilitation services. At the end of the course, attendees will be equipped with the necessary skills to care for an individual who has survived a stroke.
Coping with Grief and Loss as a Professional RCFE# 433-0205-29832 ARF#433-0205-29831 Subject Code 05 – Community & support services
Loss of functional abilities and death of residents are part of working in adult and elderly residential care. Instructor will review the definition and stages of grief as well as to recognize its various manifestations. Appropriate behaviors and boundaries for staff interactions with grieving families and residents will be reviewed. Ideas and tools for managing and supporting grief among staff will also be reviewed. A group discussion will be held to share challenges and best practices to support staff in understanding their feelings while having a sustainable career in their field.
Creating a Community prepared to serve LGBT Older Adults RCFE# 433-0214-28150 ARF# 433-0214-28149 Subject Code 04 – Psych/social needs
The purpose of this course is to provide an overview and understanding of the culture of seniors who self-identify as LGBT. This course will focus on learning how to provide quality care to this group of individuals, focusing on creating a diverse, openly welcome, and empathic residential care community. At the end of the course, attendees will be equipped with the necessary skills to care for and support the needs of these individuals and their families.
Psychosocial Needs of the Elderly RCFE #433-0214-30661 ARF#433-0214-30662 Subject Code 04-Psych/social needs
When our needs are met this helps us to be calm and relaxed. When these essential physical needs are not met, we react to being in discomfort in a variety of ways. A person with dementia may have difficulties in a number of ways in meeting these essential needs. We will discuss various ways to provide psychosocial needs of your residents.