Addressing Cultural Challenges in Eldercare Training

Keywords: elder care specialist, nurses, aids, training

Abstract: The nature of the elder care specialist’s job demands sophisticated and, in many cases, crosscultural training. Nurses and aides are increasingly recruited from overseas and may need training that is both specialized to their cultural background and which helps them understand that of the clientele they serve.

Wu, P., & Miller, C. (2005, March 10-13). Addressing Cultural Challenges in Eldercare Training. Proceedings of 2005 Joint Conference of the American Society on Aging and the National Council on the Aging. Philadelphia, PA. - [PDF]