Jefferson Elder Care
Jefferson Elder Care offers home-based services and professional training, all focused on the same goal: improving the daily lives of older adults and their families. Developed by experts at Thomas Jefferson University, our research-based programs improve caregiver skills and reduce the need for assistance, help those with memory loss and other cognitive impairments perform their daily activities, and enhance the safety and daily function of older adults living at home.
Specially trained health professionals teach new skills and coping techniques to people in the comfort of their own living spaces.
To help improve safety and participation in daily activities and meaningful activities, teach skills for caregiving and make home safety recommendations.
The Pew Charitable Trust supports the provision of this service to individuals with low income. Please call 215-503-7748 to determine eligibility.
To help improve safety and participation in daily activities and meaningful activities, teach skills for caregiving to support staff and families, and make environmental modification recommendations.
To help improve daily function and safety at home.
To help families implement a set of care strategies that are customized to address the unique needs of each individual with dementia.
To help reduce the risk for falls and injury in the home, promote safe participation in daily activities and make environmental modification recommendations.
Certification Training in Evidence-based Programs
Offers occupational therapists a certification in the Skills2Care™ program so they can provide similar services in their communities.
Advanced Practice Certificate in Neurocognitive Disorders
Offers practitioners advance knowledge about cutting-edge developments in research and practice.
Offers agencies and organizations customized education and training to enhance care for individuals with dementia and their families.