There’s a lot going on at CaraVita Home Care, and we’d love to share in any of the experiences below with you. Simply contact us for more information!
- Jan. 16 – Roswell Nursing & Rehab Center Open House
Let’s kick off the new year after the Holiday Season has wound down.It’s going to be a great chance to meet and mingle with colleagues in your profession and get to know more about the services of this skilled nursing facility nestled in historic Roswell. We will be showcasing our beautiful new Rehab Gym and some of the recent renovations we have made to our center. Please R.S.V.P. Lea Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770-689-9133. We are located at 1109 Green Street, Roswell, GA 30075.
- Jan. 20 – Free Park Day
Get some fresh air on Free Park Day January 20th. Entry is free at Chattahoochee River National Park and all other National Parks. Visit the National Park Service website for more information.
- Jan. 21 – Best Care Practices; Learning to Give Care Without the Fight (Part I)
Earn 6 CEUs or join as a curious family member as this 1 day intensive skill based workshop is designed for family and healthcare professionals who want to move from “dealing with” dementia related behaviors to creating a positive and “partnering” experience for the person in need of care. Learn effective caregiving and communication techniques that reduce resistance and foster participation. For more information or to register, visit teepasnow.com, where early registrants are currently being offered 20 percent off.
- Jan. 22 and 23 – Teepa’s Gems; Using Skills that Make a Difference (Part II)
Earn 12 CEUs or join as a curious family member as part two of the intensive skill based workshop designed for family and healthcare professionals continues. This 2 day intensive workshop explains the value of matching a caregiver’s behaviors with an individual’s unique needs and retained abilities. Participants will learn about Teepa’s ability-based model for seeing GEMS, rather than just loss in dementia. Sessions will focus on each GEM and how to create ‘just right’ support and care to optimize life and engagement. For more information or to register, visit teepasnow.com, where early registrants are currently being offered 20 percent off.
- Jan. 23 – Ethics Revisited: A Look at the NASW Code of Ethics and A Decision Making Strategy for Ethical Dilemmas
4:30-7:45 p.m. at Coventry Place in Decatur, 2 Ethics CEUs applied for through NASW GA and CCM (2 Clock Hours). The media has exposed numerous situations where ethical dilemmas have ended in loss of life, fines and imprisonment. Some ethical dilemmas have clear solutions and others can prove difficult for many practitioners. A review of the NASW Code of Ethics is beneficial, to remind clinicians of the behaviors and principles by which the profession aspires to practice. This workshop will review the evolution of the NASW Code of Ethics and discuss a decision making tool to utilize for ethical dilemmas. 2 Ethics CEUs applied for through NASW GA and CCM (2 Clock Hours.) Attendance or applied credit certificate available for other credentials. RSVP to CEUCoventry@mdlmarketing.net.
- Feb. 8- Open Hearts for Seniors
Our Open Hearts for Seniors event recognizes three remarkable contributors to the lives of seniors in north Fulton: Mr. Ray Doan, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, and The Sandy Springs Society. Each of these honorees goes above and beyond to lend their time, talents and resources to make the lives of others better. Celebrate with Senior Services North Fulton on Saturday, February 8, at the beautiful Atlanta Athletic Club. You will enjoy a formal dinner, silent and live auctions, and dancing to the music of The Grapevine. The proceeds from our annual fundraiser provide services for so many older adults in need in our community. Please visit ssnorthfulton.org or call Carrie Bellware at 770-993-1906.
- Mar. 21 – The Roadblock of Denial; When They Don’t Want Help and Things are Getting Worse
This 1 day intensive coaching class (6 CEUs) will help develop the art of working with those who don’t want, but need help. This workshop is designed for families, counselors, and other health care professionals who work with people exhibiting signs of dementia, but think they are fine. For more information or to register, visit teepasnow.com, where early registrants are currently being offered 20 percent off.