Cultural Competence in Home Care

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

As a home care worker, you will likely encounter clients that have different cultural beliefs and traditions than your culture. As such, it is important for you to understand some of these different cultural beliefs and traditions so that you can provide culturally competent care. However, it’s important to remember that within the larger cultures of society, there are multiple subcultures that may have different views and beliefs than the larger culture. While this course provides general guidelines that will help you in your journey to cultural competence, you should never assume that a client follows the beliefs and traditions of an identified culture. Never be afraid to ask an individual if there are specific cultural practices or traditions that you should be aware of when providing care. In this course, you will learn your role in cultural awareness and sensitivity when visiting people in their homes as well as specific guidelines for practicing both.

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Course Description

As a home care worker, you will likely encounter clients that have different cultural beliefs and traditions than your culture. As such, it is important for you to understand some of these different cultural beliefs and traditions so that you can provide culturally competent care. However, it’s important to remember that within the larger cultures of society, there are multiple subcultures that may have different views and beliefs than the larger culture. While this course provides general guidelines that will help you in your journey to cultural competence, you should never assume that a client follows the beliefs and traditions of an identified culture. Never be afraid to ask an individual if there are specific cultural practices or traditions that you should be aware of when providing care. In this course, you will learn your role in cultural awareness and sensitivity when visiting people in their homes as well as specific guidelines for practicing both.

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