FAQ About Our Family Caregiver Education Series
Can I register for individual classes?
Yes. Participants may sign up for any or all classes. Registration is ongoing throughout the series.
How much do the classes cost?
Hope Hospice does not charge for Family Caregiver classes; however, donations are greatly appreciated and help us continue to offer this service to the community at no cost.
Does my family member (care recipient) have to be “on hospice” for me to participate?
No. This program is designed for anyone who is caring for an elderly or chronically ill loved one, as well as for those who anticipate becoming a family caregiver in the future.
Is this program open to professional (paid) caregivers?
Yes, but . . . This program is open to anyone who is interested in the subject matter; however, while the classes are valuable to anyone involved with the care of an elderly or chronically ill patient, they are designed with the family caregiver (non-professional) in mind.
Does Hope Hospice offer any certifications or continuing education credit (CEUs or CEs) for this program?
At this time, there are no credits or certifications offered; however, we may consider this in the future.
When are the classes held?
Most classes are held on the second Saturday of each month. Registration and light refreshments begin at 9:45 a.m. Classes will start promptly at 10 a.m. and will continue until noon.
Where are the classes held?
All classes will be held in the 2nd floor conference room at Hope Hospice, 6377 Clark Avenue, Dublin. Free parking on-site.
I can’t take the classes on the dates offered. Are there plans to offer them again?
Yes. The same series of classes is offered each year.
How do I register?
Register online or contact Debbie Emerson, Community Health Educator, at debbiee@HopeHospice.com or (925) 829-8770.
Is there a registration deadline?
So that we may plan for class materials, we would appreciate it if participants register at least five days in advance of a class.
All other questions – contact:
Debbie Emerson, Community Health Educator, at debbiee@HopeHospice.com.