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The Need for Caregiver Education and Training in the Assisted Living Industry

The Need for Caregiver Education and Training in the Assisted Living Industry 652609 ALXXXX10.1177/1045159516652609ADULT LEARNINGADULT LEARNING research-article2016 Vol. 28 No. 3 ADULT LEARNING Futures The Need for Caregiver Education and Training in the Assisted Living Industry Erica Falk-Huzar, EdS, MBA, HS-BCP ssisted living is dedicated to serving individuals for initial and continuing education, the standards may with a wide array of disabilities. Training and not suffice when compared with industry standards or Aeducation are vital for staff and residents in when compared with resident satisfaction (Maas & assisted-living facilities because resident care depends Buckwalter, 2006). For example, based on results from on staff knowledge to provide for their safety and a national survey on assisted-living facilities, “A welfare. However, little research has been conducted significant number of staff members were poorly on assisted-living facilities let alone regarding their informed about antipsychotic drugs related to the care education and training needs. It is clear, based on of individuals” (Hawes, Phillips, & Rose, 2000, p. 6). regulations and quality assurance This research outlines the need for standards, that this is an important more education in the assisted- Assisted living topic to consider. Assisted-living living sector. facilities were designed to ensure generally Standards of Care resident autonomy, privacy, and provides round -the - Standards http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Adult Learning SAGE

The Need for Caregiver Education and Training in the Assisted Living Industry

Adult Learning , Volume 28 (3): 3 – Aug 1, 2017

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1045-1595
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2162-4070
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10.1177/1045159516652609
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652609 ALXXXX10.1177/1045159516652609ADULT LEARNINGADULT LEARNING research-article2016 Vol. 28 No. 3 ADULT LEARNING Futures The Need for Caregiver Education and Training in the Assisted Living Industry Erica Falk-Huzar, EdS, MBA, HS-BCP ssisted living is dedicated to serving individuals for initial and continuing education, the standards may with a wide array of disabilities. Training and not suffice when compared with industry standards or Aeducation are vital for staff and residents in when compared with resident satisfaction (Maas & assisted-living facilities because resident care depends Buckwalter, 2006). For example, based on results from on staff knowledge to provide for their safety and a national survey on assisted-living facilities, “A welfare. However, little research has been conducted significant number of staff members were poorly on assisted-living facilities let alone regarding their informed about antipsychotic drugs related to the care education and training needs. It is clear, based on of individuals” (Hawes, Phillips, & Rose, 2000, p. 6). regulations and quality assurance This research outlines the need for standards, that this is an important more education in the assisted- Assisted living topic to consider. Assisted-living living sector. facilities were designed to ensure generally Standards of Care resident autonomy, privacy, and provides round -the - Standards

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Published: Aug 1, 2017

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