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  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Adult Family Home Certificate


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Program Description


This course is a required training for those who wish to become licensed as adult family home providers.  The course covers the roles and responsibilities of a licensed provider, the licensing process, business operations of the home, staff management, laws and regulations pertaining to adult family home management, resident care issues and resident rights. Upon successful completion of this course, the administrator/provider  will be able to manage an adult family home.

Learning Outcomes


  • Define the adult family home program and describe what is required to manage it.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan for and operate the business aspects of an AFH.
  • Create the components of an effective marketing plan.
  • Create a system to maintain resident records.
  • 5 define all major components of the resident assessment process and develop a negotiated care plan.
  • Explain all required medication administration systems, methods of storage and legal implications of documentation.
  • Describe all essential steps, guidelines, policies and procedures for the hiring and supervision of quality AFH staff.
  • Describe the techniques and requirements for ensuring that the resident’s dietary needs and preferences are met.
  • Identify all resident rights and demonstrate the ability to take appropriate action to promote and respect the resident’s legal and human rights.
  • Be able to complete all steps required to license the AFH.
  • Develop social and recreational activities that meet residents’ needs and preferences.
  • Will identify other legal requirements such as advance directives and elements of risk management

Requirements


Professional-Technical Core Courses


Total Professional-Technical Courses: 5 credits


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