Adult Residential Care Home (ARCH) operators program provides participants basic knowledge about geriatric diseases, preparation of special diets, fulfillment of existing orders and therapies, and behavior management. Participants also acquire simple accounting skills, an understanding of the Department of Health rules and regulations governing ARCH. The program consists of three in a single track of courses that include ARCH Module 12- 14.
The ARCH operator program concludes with a one-day workshop on "Start your Business". Learn the process to start a business in Hawaii and important considerations for insurance, employees, and financial assistance.
Learner OutcomesUpon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Function as a member of the Adult Residential Care Home team providing safe and effective personal care to the residents.
2. Distinguish resident's needs based on physical and cognitive changes associated with the aging process.
3. Apply federal, state and local health and safety regulations.
4. Recall the legal and ethical responsibilities of the Adult Residential Care Home Operator.