Help older adults and adults with physical disabilities live inclusively within the community

Home care workers and family caregivers can play a vital role in helping people with disabilities and older adults live more independently in their homes and communities. 

Assistance and personal care services for people with disabilities and older adults should always be at its best.  CPAC’s training program improves knowledge and skills to deliver the best home care possible. The flexibility and focus of the curriculum creates a training environment that nurtures and promotes a self-directed approach to personal care and daily living.

Every course, from healthy living to emergency preparedness, promotes self-direction principles that promote autonomy and choice for people with disabilities and older adults.  Content includes best practices and the latest research that can be used every day. 

Available 24/7, learners can progress at their own pace and customize the education applicable to the assistance needs for which they are responsible and to become a more confident caregiver. 

The curriculum is developed by the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the School of Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). UCSF is a leading university exclusively focused on health and is singularly dedicated to graduate and professional education. 

Among the key principles of the CPAC curriculum is to respect the rights and abilities of people with disabilities and older adults to make their own decisions about the assistance they need to live and age independently, safely, and with dignity in their communities. 

Curriculum Courses

More than outlining simple tasks, train caregivers in a way that leads to more independent, self-directed and inclusive lives for people who use personal assistance services with these courses: 

  • Being Prepared for an Emergency
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Dementia and Personal Care
  • Diabetes Care 
  • Disability Rights and Independent Living
  • End of Life Care 
  • Preparing for End of Life 
  • Healthy Lives 
  • Personal Care 
  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Consumer 
  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Home Care Worker 
  • Safety at Home and in the Community 

Get more details on each course in our catalog.

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