Turnover is hard to manage. You finally train your staff and they are gone. How do you get support staff up to speed quickly and inexpensively? Elearn requires no staff, infrastructure or travel and can be accessed anytime your staff is available to study. Each course includes easy-to-understand content with illustrations, knowledge checks and scenarios to enhance understanding and retention.
HRS collaborated with the University of Georgia and Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities with guidance from the Department of Justice to produce The Fatal Five elearn courses. These online courses address the specific I/DD conditions and needs.
The self-paced eLearning courses are filled with videos, interactive exercises and visual aids to constantly engage the student and improve data retention. The result is a student of any educational level who can feel empowered to observe, make informed decisions and take action.
The Fatal Five are five commonly identified causes of preventable death in persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and in persons who are aging. If recognized early and treated promptly, lives can be saved.
The 5 Conditions:
Plus two additional:
Online courses can be accessed by computer or tablet.
There are three paths depending upon the learner:
The Fatal Five series has a choice of three courses depending on whether you are a DSP, a clinician or a Case Manager/QDDP. Each course provides its own focus.
1. Fatal Five Fundamentals
Intended for Direct Support Professionals.
2. Fatal Five Advanced
Intended for licensed clinicians and nursing staff.
3. Fatal Five for Case Managers
Intended for Support Coordinators and Case Managers/QDDPs.
This makes the case for 24-hour planning that utilizes many forms of supports for people with IDD to get the function of a healthy body. Techniques to support people 24/7 are relatively easy to learn and to implement by all staff including direct support professionals when guided properly by a physical and nutritional supports plan. Rather than focusing on doses of therapy, this course covers a therapeutic lifestyle.
Discover what choking is and what places people at risk. Learn what can done to minimize risks and how to recognize the signs when it occurs. This course provides protocols for specific scenarios related to people with IDD. Developed in collaboration The Arc of Florida.
The goal is to empower anyone, regardless of disability, to safely live a life of their choice, integrated in their own community. PCT training helps reframe the perspective of the person others may have. It also trains supporters on how to find the balance between what is important To and For the person. Developed in collaboration with Support Development Associates and The Learning Community for Person Centered Practice.