Free Workshops Caregiving Essentials For Family Caregivers

Pima County

The demands of caring for a loved one can be stressful especially if you feel unsure of what you're doing.  Caregiving essentials for Family Caregivers will teach you skills that will bolster your confidence to provide care for your loved one.  Call today to register or email for a four (4) hour workshop. Training is available monthly.

Luminaria Home Care can help arrange respite care for your loved one.

Workshop I

  • Basic Infection Control & Prevention
  • Stress Management
  • Home Environment Safety
  • Psychological & Emotional Conditions
  • Dementia Specific Care
  • Grief & End of Life Issues
  • Activity Planning
  • Transfers & Positioning
  • Personal Care
  • Communication Skills
  • Nutrition and Food Preparation
  • Fall Prevention
  • Communication Techniques
  • Alzheimer’s & other related dementias

Workshop II

Hands-on-Training includes:

  • Basic Infection Control & Prevention
  • Proper Body Mechanics
  • Evacuation & Fire Safety
  • Nutrition, Assisting with Eating & Redirecting
  • Transferring & Walking
  • Use of a Gait Belt
  • Transferring Out of Bed and Wheelchairs
  • Re-positioning in Bed and in a Wheelchair
  • Proper Bed Bath Techniques
  • Catheter Bag Care
  • Assisting, Positioning & Disposal of a Bed Pan
  • Hygiene Care

For further information please contact:  
Luminaria Home Care Pima County
Jason Browne (520) 514-7642 ext. 201,

Training is for unpaid family caregivers who are caring for someone age 60 or older or someone who has Alzheimer’s or a related dementia of any age.

This training is made possible through a partnership with Pima Council on Aging and funded by the Department of Economic Security Division of Aging and Adult Services.