KIT (Knowledge, Information, and Tools) for Caregivers
RCAW offers a collection of free online courses, discussion topics, files, and worksheets that cover a variety of topics for primary caregivers.
Respite 101 for Family Caregivers – An Introduction to Respite in Wisconsin: This course will provide information about the benefits of respite, settings respite can be found in, how funding works for respite care in WI, and how to apply to the major funding sources.
How to Hire, Train, and Retain Respite Workers: In this course, primary caregivers will receive information and tools to find, hire, and retain a respite provider. A variety of worksheets and checklists will be given and is available for download in the “files” section of your training account. This information is available in two ways: Video Webinar or Online Training Module.
Tools & Worksheets (click on each title below to access the resource or tool):
Hire, Train, and Retain Provider Course Worksheets:
- Worksheet 1 Hiring a Respite Provider
- Worksheet 2 Interview Questions
- Worksheet 3 Interview Situations
- Worksheet 4 Getting to Know the Care Recipient
- Worksheet 5 Training Your Respite Provider