Training improves the skills and confidence of caregivers, and the quality of life of the people who receive their care. In turn, the benefits of a trained caregiving workforce extend to the systems of care.
Persevering despite the pandemicApril 27, 2021
Starting as a new nursing assistant in the middle of a pandemic proved to be tough. A former kitchen aide, Martha's first day as a CNA was so overwhelming she almost walked away. But she persevered. Now she’s setting her eyes on advancing her career further in the medical field.
Disaster Response Training for CaregiversMarch 1, 2021
CCA received a California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) to train caregivers to train caregivers on how to respond to, prepare for, and recover from climate-related disasters.
Training Builds Trust and Better CommunicationsFebruary 15, 2021
"The value of this is more than something you feel in your heart. It also builds trust and allows for better communication among the team."
Sandra Found A New Path, And Happiness Along The Way.February 11, 2021
“I'm making an impact on someone else's life. I'm bringing joy. I'm bringing light. I'm supporting their independence.”
Lorena learned to believe in herself.February 10, 2021
"I never had a diploma my whole life... Where I am right now, it means a lot."
Making Daily Life EasierOctober 29, 2020
For caregivers who undergo training, learning how to help seniors and people with disabilities with simple activities of daily living, such as putting on clothes and eating with assistive devices, makes a world of difference.
Thriving TogetherSeptember 24, 2020
“We always want to help our patients, and when we improve, we do that. It was hard to make time (for training), but we did it together."
Moving MountainsAugust 25, 2020
"I wanted a better career and better life for my family, and this has helped me prepare for my future."