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Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

Family Caregiver Training and Education

Wilder Community Center for Aging

650 Marshall Ave, St. Paul, MN, 55104-7257

Distance: 1111 Miles

(651) 280-2500

Website

https://www.wilder.org

Service Details

Description

Caregiver Training and Education for family or friend caregivers who provide direct and ongoing services to older adults or people with disabilities.


Caregiver Counseling includes coaching, guidance, or instructions directly related to providing care.


About This Location

Training may include instruction about:
* Treatment regimens
* Disease management
* Nutrition
* Personal/physical care
* Behavioral management
* Family dynamics
* Caregiver roles
* Use of equipment specified in the care plan
* Updates as appropriate to safely maintain the person at home

Learn more about this service when paid for under the waivers and the Alternative Care Program in the Community-Based Services Manual.

Because service availability may be limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this service may be provided using phone calls or other technology to offer real-time contact and support.

Features

  • Credentials/Qualifications of Enrolled Waiver Providers
    • Care or Support Related Organization 
  • Payment
    • Alternative Care Waiver (AC) 
    • Elderly Waiver (EW) 
    • Essential Community Supports (ECS) 

Eligibility

This is a service for family or friend caregivers such as a parent, spouse, children, relatives, foster family, in-laws, partners or friends.


Fees

If the care recipient has Elderly Waiver (EW) or Alternative Care funding, the service plan (based on an assessment of your needs) determines which services are funded.


This service may be available through private pay or other funding.


Business Hours

6:30am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

East Metro
Family Memory Care service offered in Anoka, Dakota, Ramsey and Washington Counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (651) 280-2500
Alternate (651) 280-2273

Last Update

5/21/2020

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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