AMMESS – Institution

AMMESS

Caregivers

Caregivers Courses

Caregiving focuses on the basic legal and ethical issues of providing care and help you develop the skills for becoming an effective caregiver. Caregiving involves assisting with meals, personal care, and transportation. It is the provision of care for the physical and emotional needs of a family member or a patient. You will also learn about dementia, the impact of diseases and traumatic injuries, and more.

We provide training and create a skilled workforce of caregivers to provide adequate and nurturing care for Person with Disabilities (PwDs) and their families who require it. We also seek to provide parents with an opportunity to get trained in caregiving if they so desire and provide a choice of training through two levels of courses primary and advanced.

Primary Training

The primary training is a one month course expected to train candidates in basic caregiver skills. Primary compulsory modules need to cover orientation to areas such as autism, cerebral palsy, mental retardation, multiple disabilities, family needs, health, nutrition, basic management in activities of daily living, assistive devices and barrier-free environment, orientation and mobility sensory-motor stimulation. It will also include training in administering first aid care.

Duration: The course needs to be designed to be a classroom study of minimum of 1 months, followed by on-the-job training through internships of minimum 1 months.

Eligibility: Candidates who are at least 8th class pass or equivalent are eligible to apply to this course. Parents or guardians may also apply for this course but their course will be deemed as complete after the end of the theory period. Internship is optional for Parents or guardians who complete the theory period.

Age: should be between 18-50 years at the time of applying for the training

Qualification: The applicant must be minimum 8th standard or equivalent pass. ( No minimum qualification is required For Parents.)

Advanced Training

This is a six month course expected to train candidates in advanced caregiver skills. Advanced caregiving course will cover modules such as language and communication (including sign language), social interactions, socio-emotional management, learning and understanding, behaviour management, managing sexuality, working with adults and administering advanced medical care including regular theoretical inputs.

Duration: The course needs to be designed to consist of classroom study of minimum 6 months followed by an on-the-job training through internships of minimum 3 months for candidates

Eligibility: Candidates who are at least class 10 pass

Age: Should be between 18-45 years at the time of applying for the training