You’re Invited! Respite Care Online Training Informational Sessions

Join us for a one-hour demonstration of the New Mexico Respite Care Training portal, a new online self-paced training system that prepares job seekers to become respite caregivers to persons who are elderly and those with disabilities. When: June 15, 2022 from 9:00am – 10:00am and August 11, 2022 from 9:00am – 10:00am Location: Online via Zoom These …

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ONLINE HEALTH & SAFETY TRAINING – JUNE 29

Three hours of targeted topic training for frontline Direct Support Staff, Home Health Aides, Personal Care Attendants, Nursing Attendants and Orderlies and Community Health Workers, including food and custodial staff. Topics include: Cycle of Infection; Modes of infection (airborne, contact, droplet); Transmission of COVID-19, Hepatitis A, B, C, Ebola, H1-N1, Avian flu, Hantavirus; Preventing the spread of bloodborne pathogens Wednesday, …

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VIRTUAL CAREGIVER RESOURCE FAIR – JUNE 16

Join New Mexico Caregivers Coalition for “Resources for New Mexico Caregivers,” a virtual caregiver resource fair,  featuring People Works NM, Alzheimer’s Association, and Native American Disability Law Center. Thursday, June 16 from 3:00pm – 4:30pm: “Resources for New Mexico Caregivers.” Registration link: https://bit.ly/3yXoItc

JUNE GUEST PRESENTATIONS

The New Mexico Governor’s Commission on Disability will host upcoming guest presentations via Zoom. Thursday, June 9 from 3:00pm – 4:30pm: “Service Animals vs Support Animals- Who, What, Where?” Registration link: https://bit.ly/3wMEXXh Tuesday, June 21 from 3:00pm – 4:30pm: “Emergency Preparedness: Perspectives from a person with a Disability.” Registration link: https://bit.ly/3z12Ahk

March Calendar of Events!

Join us for our March trainings and classes! Senior Medicare Patrol Guest Presentations: March 03, 2022 from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Medicare y la cobertura de servicios urgentes y de emergencia. Registration link: https://bit.ly/3HZMsyp March 4th, 2022 from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Medicare Coverage of Emergency and Urgently Needed Services. Registration link: https://bit.ly/34SOqSJ …

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CAREGIVER TRAINER NEEDED

New Mexico Caregivers Coalition seeks an energetic, highly-organized Trainer to deliver 3-hour training sessions to groups of employers and employees of home care and home health care small businesses. Position open until filled.

We Make History

Sixteen caregiver-leaders were selected to participate in an academy called “We Make History.” The curriculum was developed by the National Domestic Workers Alliance, in collaboration with activist scholars from Smith College. A $500 award accompanies these leaders’ selection.  Caregiving for the elderly and disabled was historically provided by the same people who cared for children and tended to …

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