These sessions are designed to equip professionals and caregivers with the knowledge to safely support people with disabilities and their health care needs.
Please visit the following link to register in one of our upcoming Health Care training events:
Health and Wellness Sessions with Waisman WIN
OCTOBER 11 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
This session will cover how to use the Self-Directed Health Care Kit. This kit is designed to help individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities (I/DD) advocate for their own health care and support clear communication between the individual and their health care practitioners. The kit includes a set of forms for tracking health care concerns and interventions. It has also been designed to help the person in a supportive role to help advocate for the individual and enhance the interaction between the individual and the health care practitioner.
NOVEMBER 13 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The course includes:
- Eating well on a budget
- Simple ways to plan, shop and cook healthy meals
- Exercise and movement ideas adaptable for anyone
- Constipation prevention
- Alternatives to laxatives
- Constipation dangers: impaction, obstruction, death
- Ways to document bowel concerns
Agencies and individuals will be charged the full registration fee for no-shows and late cancellations. The registration fee will be waived for cancellations made 24 hours or more prior to the start of the training. A 15% admin fee will be applied for more than 2 training cancellations per month. Substitutions are accepted.
If you have questions or problems related to registering for trainings, email the Training and Consultation program or call 608-265-9440 ext 440.