Homewatch CareGivers in Charlotte Selected by State of North Carolina for Grant to Train in "Person-Centered System" for In-Home Care

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Charlotte Homewatch CareGivers, a part of the largest, most experienced international provider of full-service in-home care, has been selected as one of four agencies statewide to participate in a grant-funded training program called Developing a Person-Centered System.

Charlotte Homewatch CareGivers, a part of the largest, most experienced international provider of full-service in-home care, has been selected as one of four agencies statewide to participate in a grant-funded training program called "Developing a Person-Centered System," reported Phil Cooley, president of Charlotte Homewatch CareGivers. The grant is provided by the DHHS Office of Long-Term Services, a division of N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

"Homewatch CareGivers of Charlotte is honored to be selected for this State program. This training is an exceptional fit for us, as it supports our commitment to provide our community the highest quality in-home care," Cooley said. "The program's track record has proven to help organizations support the people they serve by establishing better relationships. It emphasizes becoming a better listener, acting on what the person communicates, and developing better problem-solving skills. Our participating in this program will further reinforce these essential skills for our professional caregivers."

The "Person-Centered System" training is a unique approach developed by Michael Smull, one of the founders of the person-centered training model, "Essential Lifestyle Planning." The N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services is providing this model to institute and support a steady and high-quality service-delivery system throughout the healthcare industry. Charlotte Homewatch CareGivers will receive training which includes Person-Centered Thinking Training and other intensive courses to support its efforts in building its person-centered system.

Homewatch CareGivers in-home services are customized for each client and administered by professional caregivers, each triple-screened and continually trained by medical professionals to provide reliable, compassionate, and highly skilled services in-home care - wherever home may be. Cooley added that the "Person-Centered System" will be integrated into the company's training regimen, as a part of its ongoing commitment to intensive training so that caregivers are professionally equipped to encourage and support clients and their families in adapting to new personal or environmental conditions.

Homewatch CareGivers of Charlotte is located at 8301 University Executive Park, Ste. 102, 28262 (704-503-4660). For more information, visit, http://www.homewatchcaregivers.com.

About Homewatch CareGivers
Founded in 1980, Homewatch CareGivers is the largest, most experienced international provider of full-service in-home care for people of all ages, including seniors, children, veterans, the chronically ill, and those recovering from medical procedures. Caregivers are triple-screened and continually trained and supervised by healthcare professionals to provide reliable, compassionate, and highly skilled services in companion, personal and comprehensive care. In-home care services are personalized for each client. The mission of Homewatch CareGivers is to preserve dignity, protect independence, and provide peace of mind for our clients and their loved ones by providing exceptional in-home care. Homewatch CareGivers is located at 8301 University Executive Park Drive, Suite 102, Charlotte, NC 28262. Call (704) 503-4660 or visit http://www.homewatchcaregivers.com more information.

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