Living Assistance Services, Inc. (Visiting Angels), a national private duty network of home care agencies, has selected the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) as a preferred vendor to host and deliver Visiting Angels Dementia Care certification training using its proprietary learning management system. In addition to the specialty certification program, the preferred vendor relationship with IPCed will enable Visiting Angels to make cost effective state compliance training opportunities available to franchise owners who choose to purchase IPCed’s training programs.
Visiting Angels and IPCed share the philosophy that caregiver training is vital to providing quality care and excellent in-home care services. Known as “America’s Choice in Homecare”, Visiting Angels continues to drive innovation to ensure the best in training and support. With Visiting Angels Dementia Care certification, caregivers will receive ten hours of focused IPCed interactive training to sharpen skills and knowledge and, ultimately, improve care at home.
“We applaud Visiting Angels for taking this leadership position and addressing Dementia Care training with a unique certification,” says Sharon K. Brothers, MSW, CEO of IPCed. “We’re an education company dedicated to providing caregiving professionals with training and resources that help them to be the best caregivers possible. Partnering with Visiting Angels gives us the opportunity to support many caregivers throughout the US and Canada and improve the quality of care.”
“We are very impressed with IPCed’s content, delivery system and great customer service and have found a partner that shares our common goals,” says Bonnie Reid, Director of Program Development. “We are excited to launch our Dementia Care certification program at our annual show in June and to also be able to provide our franchisees access to IPCed’s state compliance training programs.”
About Visiting Angels:
Visiting Angels is a National, private duty network of home care agencies with over 480 locations coast to coast. We are proud to be the nation’s leading provider of non-medical senior home care services. Our Angels provide in-home care, elder care, respite care, senior personal care, elderly care and companion care services. With our senior home care services, elderly adults can continue to live independently in their own homes. For more information about Visiting Angels, please call 800.365.4189 or visit us on the web at www.visitingangels.com.
About Institute for Professional Care Education, LLC:
The Institute for Professional Care Education (www.ipced.com) provides engaging, interactive, easy to use training courses for the long-term care industry, both online and in DVD formats. IPCed specializes in initial and ongoing training for caregivers working in home care, assisted living and community-based care as well as continuing education for care professionals including nurses, social workers, administrators, and nursing assistants. IPCed was founded by people who know caregiving and who understand how crucial education and training are to running a first-class quality business. IPCed’s team knows that effective, engaging training is essential – for delivering quality care and building a solid, sustaining business.