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Seven adults received their Home Care Aide Certificate, from The Pines Retirement Home (PRH)


Pictured from left to right, front row, Nurse Jusene Brown (instructor),  Students Jossie Cabezudo, Elaine Smith, and Shaniquica Douglas; back row, left to right, Students Daren Pondler, Beverly Lawson, Sandra Lecky, and Rachel Medina-Reid; Lynda C. Mitchell, instructor and Manager of The Pines Retirement Home.
 
Seven adults received their Home Care Aide Certificate, from The Pines Retirement Home (PRH) Thursday, 19th October 2017, completing a 10 week Vocational Course in Home Care Aide, and Ten (10) Hours of Practical Training.
 
The course highlighted Proper Care Procedures such as how to Develop Effective Communication Skills, Handle Emergencies, understand the Client’s Needs and How the Body Works, Observe Report and Record (ORR), Maintain a Safe and Healthy Environment, Meet the client’s Nutritional Needs, Prevent Infection, Make Bed, Provide Personal Care, Measure Vital Signs, Care for Older Adults, Mothers, Infants, and Children, Care for Clients with Mental Illness and at the End of Life, and How to Get and Keep a Job.
 
Lynda Mitchell, The PRH Manager and one of the facilitators said “we are very proud of our first graduating class. The students took great pride in their studies, and all passed with impressive reviews. The students look forward to a flourishing career in the Home Care field now that they are fully equipped to serve those persons in need.”
 
The Home Care Aide Course will be offered twice annually at The Pines Retirement Home. The clinical aspect of the course is taught by The Pines Retirement Home Nurse Supervisor (Nurse Jusene Brown). Mrs. Mitchell noted that Nurse Brown was absolutely wonderful with the students, and her passion for nursing carried through to them all. 
 
The next class will commence Tuesday, 27th February 2018, at The Pines Retirement Home. The class size is limited to 15 persons of which we have already received interest from several potential students. For more details, please contact Ms. Marie Rivers at The Pines Retirement Home on 949-5650.
 
Lynda Mitchell, The PRH Manager and one of the facilitators said “we are very proud of our first graduating class. The students took great pride in their studies, and all passed with impressive reviews. The students look forward to a flourishing career in the Home Care field now that they are fully equipped to serve those persons in need.”
 
The Home Care Aide Course will be offered twice annually at The Pines Retirement Home. The clinical aspect of the course is taught by The Pines Retirement Home Nurse Supervisor (Nurse Jusene Brown). Mrs. Mitchell noted that Nurse Brown was absolutely wonderful with the students, and her passion for nursing carried through to them all. 
 
The next class will commence Tuesday, 27th February 2018, at The Pines Retirement Home. The class size is limited to 15 persons of which we have already received interest from several potential students. For more details, please contact Ms. Marie Rivers at The Pines Retirement Home on 949-5650