Jefferson Elder Care
As part of the Jefferson School for Health Professions, Jefferson Elder Care offers certifications for occupational therapists seeking to provide better services for older adults.
Certification Training in Evidence-Based Programs
Jefferson Elder Care offers independent certification training for occupational therapists interested in providing its evidence-based programs. Once certified, OT’s can offer the services for up to two years. Both services can be reimbursed by Medicare Part A or B if the client has a skilled occupational therapy need as determined by a comprehensive occupational therapy evaluation. For more details on the certification process, click on the program name below.
Skills2Care™ — a home-based occupational therapy program that improves well-being and skills of family caregivers, slows decline in daily functioning of persons with dementia and reduces challenging behaviors that can trigger nursing home placement.
2013 training dates: February 7 & 8; May 9 & 10; August 8 & 9; November 7 &8.
Download the Skills2Care™ Training Registration form for individuals or for groups.
If your agency or company is seeking to enhance care for persons with dementia and their caregivers, we can help. We offer customized services including:
- Needs assessments
- Comprehensive dementia care training
- Environmental assessments
- Tailored care programs
For details on our customized training and workshops, contact Catherine.Piersol@jefferson.edu.