Many caregivers do not complete their annual training. This is a significant issue, as compliance with yearly training is essential for home care agencies. Also, the skills needed to take care of older adults and others effectively are constantly changing. Caregivers need to stay up-to-date to provide the best care.
showd.me asked agencies why professional caregivers don’t complete their annual training.
Here are the results:
Most common challenges that prevent caregivers from completing their annual training:
57% – Can’t make it to the scheduled classes (competing obligations, child care, multiple jobs, etc.)
One of the biggest challenges caregivers face is finding the time to attend training activities. Caregivers are often working long hours and may not have the time during the day to complete a training course.
55% – They’re not tech-savvy, and/or the online training platform we use is not user-friendly
Some caregivers may not be comfortable using a computer or may find the online training platform challenging to use.
45% – Difficulty accessing internet, or device, or other requirement for online training
Caregivers may not have access to a computer or the internet. They may also not have the required software for online training.
39% – Trouble commuting to the office
Caregivers may live in rural areas or have difficulty getting to the office or classroom for the training.
33% – The content is repetitive and no longer challenging or valuable
When content is repetitive, caregivers can feel bored or that their time is being wasted.
30% – Training is not available in their native language
This can be a barrier for caregivers when English is not their first language.
29% – The training is not customized to their role and/or current patient cases
Caregivers can feel that the training is not relevant to their job or the patients they are caring for.
Tips to overcome these challenges and get caregivers to complete their annual training
Here are some tips to help caregivers complete their annual training:
- Make the training more convenient by offering it online so that caregivers can complete it at their own pace and on their own time.
- Make the training more engaging by incorporating multimedia tools such as videos, infographics, and interactive exercises.
- Make the training more relevant by customizing it to caregivers’ roles and current patient cases.
- Use clear and concise language in the training so caregivers can understand the material.
- Offer incentives for caregivers who complete their annual training, such as continuing education credits or a bonus.
- Encourage caregivers to incorporate microlearning into their daily activities.
- Make the training available via smartphones so that caregivers can complete it while they are on the go.
- Make training available in multiple languages so that caregivers can choose the language they are most comfortable with.
By following these tips, caregivers will be more likely to complete their annual training. This will benefit both caregivers and home care agencies by ensuring that caregivers are up-to-date on the latest information and best practices.
How can showd.me help?
showd.me is an online platform that helps caregivers complete their annual training. The platform is user-friendly and easily accessible from any device.
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Hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare providers are always looking for ways to improve patient care while reducing costs.
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Adoption rates, user satisfaction rates, and completion rates that are over 90%
When employees enjoy learning, they’re more likely to complete and implement the training.
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Customized training solutions
Healthcare providers must keep up with ever-changing regulations but often don’t have the time or resources to do so.
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No long-term contracts or commitments
Healthcare providers are constantly looking to improve their training programs, but they don’t want to be locked into long-term contracts with training companies.
It can be hard to find a training company that you can trust. Many companies require long-term contracts, which can be challenging to commit to if you’re not sure the program will be effective.
🙌 With showd.me, there are no long-term contracts or commitments. You can cancel your account at any time, and there are no hidden fees.
If you’re looking for a way to get caregivers to complete their annual training, showd.me is the solution.
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