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Senior Service Talents of China Association of Social Welfare and Senior Service

Face-to-face Training Program

   

Since established in 2010, China Association of Social Welfare and Senior Service (the former China Association of Social Welfare) sticks to the tenet of "improving people's livelihood and boosting the development of social welfare service" and regards the training of senior service talents as the important work. On one hand, it develops the teaching materials in terms of career skill training of senior service and solves the demands of training materials for senior service talents, thus filling the blank; On the other hand, entrusted by the Ministry of Civil Affairs and supported by its public welfare fund of welfare lottery of the same level, it has invested in over RMB 35 million for five years and has held around one hundred issues of various training classes for senior service talents nationwide, which have trained over 17,000 people. It exerts the important role in boosting the construction of national senior service talent teams.

In this process, the China Association of Social Welfare and Senior Service has actively explored, innovated and kept summarizing and improving, thus forming an entire set of mature operation mode and experience in carrying out the training work of senior service talents. It has also set up an experienced teaching organization and management team; it has developed a series of teaching materials of proprietary intellectual property right; it has set up a full-time and part-time teaching team composed of members from famous universities and scientific research units. It has innovated the modern teaching methods; It owns training classrooms with complete equipment and training bases, which can provide series of training and professional skill evaluation services.

Through relentless efforts, the China Association of Social Welfare and Senior Service has set up a brand in the field, won the full approval of the Ministry of Civil Affairs, attained the praise of national senior service industry and also acquired a good reputation. In 2012 and 2014, it was rated as the "training base of special career skills (senior caregiver) of civil administration" and the "examination identification site of special career skills (senior caregiver) of civil administration" respectively by the Occupational Skill Testing Authority of Ministry of Civil Affairs. In 2012 and 2013, it was rated as the "excellent unit of training base" for two consecutive years.

The face-to-face training program of senior service talents conducted by the China Association of Social Welfare and Senior Service includes:

I. Training of Executives of Nursing Institutions for the Aged

    Provide training for presidents and executives of nursing institutions for the aged. Through training, it enables trainees to know the development tendency, related national policies and key requirements of laws and regulations of China's senior service industry, master the key points of standard construction, information construction, talent teams construction of senior service industry, understand and master the various professionalized service modes and the standard management methods in the service process and improve their macro thinking ability, strategic management ability, scientific management ability and risk prevention ability.

II. Practical Training for Senior Service Talents

(I) Training Objectives

    According to the post setup of nursing institutions for the aged, it provides practical training of gerontological nurse practitioners, geriatric rehabilitation trainers, geriatric nutritionists, old age wellness managers, geriatric rehabilitation assistive device personnel, senile dementia professional nursing trainers and elderly home care staff (professional nursing) and elderly home care staff (life nursing) for nursing institutions for the aged.

(II) Training object

Professional staffs of various nursing institutions for the aged

(III) Training content

1. Practical training for gerontological nurse practitioners (senior)

Main content includes: Professional orientation and quality requirements, related basic knowledge of gerontological nurse practitioners, elderly ability evaluation, organization and implementation of nursing service for the elderly, management practice of elderly nursing service, organization and implementation of health education for the elderly, training implementation and evaluation, and basic knowledge of scientific research of gerontological nurse practitioners.

        2. Practical training for geriatric rehabilitation trainers

Main content includes: Professional orientation, quality requirements and related basic knowledge of geriatric rehabilitation trainers; recovery trainings for elderly CNS disease, elderly bone and joint disease and elderly CVD; recoveries of elderly aspiratory disease, elderly urinary system and elderly endocrine system; and the management and guidance of elderly recovery service.

        3. Practical training of geriatric nutritionists

Main content includes: Professional orientation, quality requirements, and physiologic features and nutrition demands of the aged; elderly nutrition evaluation and sifting; nutritious guidance of common elderly CVD, endocrine system disease, senior nervous system disease, gastrointestinal tract disease, respiratory system disease, urinary system, anemia and tumor disease; interactive function of nutritious guidance and medicine treatment; intestinal and extra-intestinal nutritious guidance and support for the aged; multiple disease and nutrition; sport-nutrition guidance; cooking skills; nutritious education and related food therapy nutrition foundation of traditional Chinese medicine.

        4. Practical training for old age wellness managers

Main content includes: function location and quality requirement, overview to elderly health management, management of elderly body activities, nutritious dieting and management of the elderly, elderly psychological health management, basic medical knowledge of geriatric rehabilitation medicine, health information management, basic knowledge of health investigation and research, health insurance and elderly health management, related law and regulation knowledge of health management, health service management for the elderly, health supervision, health risk evaluation, health guidance, health risk interruption, health management of common elderly chronic disease.

5. Practical training for geriatric rehabilitation assistive device personnel

Main content includes: function location and quality requirements of geriatric rehabilitation assistive device personnel, basic knowledge of geriatric rehabilitation assistive device, adaptive evaluation of geriatric rehabilitation assistive device, practical catalog of geriatric rehabilitation assistive device, application of geriatric rehabilitation assistive device, obstacle-free environment and geriatric rehabilitation assistive device and service organization of geriatric rehabilitation assistive device.

6. Practical training for elderly home care staff (professional nursing)

      Main content includes: professional orientation and quality requirements, related basic knowledge of home-based care for the aged, basic skills of home-based care, elderly disease nursing, elderly recovery caring, treatment support for the elderly and prevention and emergency handling of elderly accidents.

7. Practical training for elderly home care personnel (life nursing)

Main content includes: professional orientation and quality requirements, basic knowledge related to elderly home care personnel, life caring and service, right guarantee of elderly home care personnel.

8. Practical training for senile dementia professional nursing trainers

Main content includes: job functions and qualification requirements, basic knowledge related to dementia, recognition, evaluation and treatment of early symptoms of dementia, people-oriented professional caring, effective communications with old people with dementia, principles and methods of daily life caring, common life obstacles caring, activities designed and arranged for old people with dementia, handling of behavioral and spiritual symptoms, caring of common behavioral and spiritual symptoms, later-period caring, hospice care, special subject of professional home caring and self-caring and right protection of nursing staffs.

(IV) Training examination

       Trainees who finish the stipulated learning through review can attend the graduation test. Those who pass the exam can get the Training Certificate issued by China Association of Social Welfare and Senior Service.

III. Professional Skill Training for Junior, Intermediate, Higher Senior Caregiver and Technicians

According to the features of the professional skill identification exam of national senior caregiver, it provides professional skill training for junior, intermediate and higher senior caregivers and technicians in senior service organizations. Trainees can acquire the national professional qualification certificates of according grades after passing the identification exam of national professional skills. Main content of the training includes:

Life nursing: diet nursing, excretion nursing, sleep nursing and hygiene nursing;

Basic nursing: medicine caring, disinfection nursing, emergency rescue, cold and hot application nursing, hospice care and body care;

Recovery nursing: activity care, activity protection and functional training;

Psychological nursing: psychological persuasion and psychological care;

Basic knowledge: professional ethics, professional guidelines of senior caregiver, basic knowledge of elderly nursing, elderly nursing method, safety, hygiene and environment protection knowledge and knowledge related to laws and regulations, etc.

IV. Advanced Training Cooperation of Senior Service

In order to cultivate the decision-makers, managers and senior talents of scientific research that serve the aging development, it cooperates with related units for advanced training curriculum. Curriculum contents are related to marketing strategy of senior service enterprises, operation and management of nursing institutions for the aged, basic overview of real estate information of nursing institutions for the aged and client demand of the elderly market. The professors are all senior staffs from domestic and foreign pension industry.