How to Become a Care Companion

How to Become a Care Companion

More and more adults are stayng at home and aging in place.  One of the fastest growing services needed to help people remain in their homes is providing companionship and support to older adults who are living independently.   If you enjoy interacting with older adults and helping them live their best lives, working as a Care Companion is a highly needed and rewarding job.  In this course, you along with a small group of peers will learn what it means to be a Care Companion and how you can get started right away providing services.

This course is for

1. Job Seekers who want a flexible job working with older adults in a non-medical capacity
2. Retired Health Care workers who want to earn extra income with a flexible, rewarding job
3. Side Income Seekers  who enjoy older adults and want to supplement their income with a flexible opportunity

What's in the course

1. Understanding Companion Care
 Companion Care vs other times of caregiving
- What a Care Companion does
- Characteristics of Companion Care professionals

2.  Getting started as a Care Companion
Senior care companies and platforms and how they work
- How to find the company that's right for you
- What's required to be a Care Companion
- How to prepare for a role as a Care Companion
- What's needed to get started

3. Working as a Care Companion
Using apps to find and record work
- Managing your schedule and time
- Communicaion skills for Care Companions
- Managing your income and expenses

4. Succeeding as a Care Companion
- What is customer service and why it's important
- Tips for delivering a great customer experience
- Understanding ratings and what you can do to make yours great

What is special about this course
  • Online, live instructor-led sessions along with articles and videos to give you an optimal learning experience.  Interact and ask question in the instructor led sessions and review supporting articles and videos at your convenience
  • Learn with a cohort of older peers in a safe, comfortable environment
  • Access to growing resources as we are continually adding new courses, articles, videos and other resources to help you succeed

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