Course Description

Do you help care for a family member or friend who is elderly, frail, disabled, or has a chronic illness? Then this is the workshop for you! In this three-hour workshop, you will gain valuable information and hands-on practice with transferring skills, fall prevention, incontinence care, toileting, bathing, hygiene, grooming, dressing, dental care, feeding, and nutrition.

Learner Outcomes

Students will:

1. Be able to demonstrate a transfer.

2. Be able to groom, dress an individual.

3. Feel comfortable with basic care of a friend or family member.


If you are a student with a documented disability and have not voluntarily disclosed the nature of your disability so that we may coordinate the accommodations you need,  you are invited to contact the Disability Support Services Office (DSSO) in `Ilima 107, ph.734-9552 , or email kapdss@hawaii.edu for assistance. For students whose primary disability is Deaf or hard of hearing, contact the KCC Deaf Center in Manono 111C, ph. 734-9210 (V) or 447-1379 (videophone).  

Please note:  you will need to contact Kapi‘olani CC's DSSO or Deaf Center to request accommodations in a Kapi‘olani CC course even if you've already registered or receiving services at another UH campuses disability support program.

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