Caregiver Testimonials

“Having taken these classes it has helped me tremendesouly and I love being in this field of work not only because I work in assisted living but because when I am done at work I come home to care for my grandma who is bed ridden. These tools help me in both work an home life and I wouldn’t be able to afford any at all so thank you all very much, keep up the amazing classes!!!”

- Professional/Family Caregiver, Assisted Living, Jefferson County

“I received information regarding future behaviors of my wife. Most important, I was able to react positively as those changes occurred. Bottom line: I no longer fear my role in managing her care.”

- Family Caregiver, Lane County

“I think the way the online classes are set up works great for our facility.”

- Professional Caregiver, AFH ADP, Umatilla County

“The services provided by Oregon Care Partners (I believe) are vitally important to our aging population, including myself. It gives structure and understanding to the responsibilities of caregiving. THANK YOU!!”

- Family Caregiver, Multnomah County

“What a great experience, these classes presented themselves just when I needed the knowledge.”

- Family Caregiver, Lane County

“I cannot begin to tell you how important these classes are and how lucky I am to be able to attend them for free. Caregiving is not a profession which generates wealth. Having OCP as a resource is invaluable. The classes help me with multiple facets of my profession which enables me to care partner with more confidence and compassion. I thank you wholeheartedly for these classes.”

- Professional Caregiver, Independent Senior Living, Multnomah County

“My wife and I agree that [Oregon Care Partners] classes are the best training classes we have attended in the 10+ years we have been licensed in Oregon.”

- Professional Caregiver, Adult Foster Home - DD, Coos County

“I’ve experienced much of [the behaviors discussed in class] with my mom. It was super helpful to have behaviors explained. Great explanation of resources.”

- Family Caregiver, Multnomah County

“This was the best training I’ve ever experienced!”

- Professional Caregiver, AFH, Marion County

“This class helped me understand the changes taking place in my mom’s life, what to expect and how to get help if needed. Well worth time.”

- Family Caregiver, Marion County

“Oregon Care Partners has increased my knowledge with all the free classes & I feel more able to do my job in an effective manner.”

- Unlicensed Medication Technician, Clackamas County

“Oregon Care Partners has for many years provided high quality continuing education courses related to dementia and dementia care giving, and I have benefited from attending these. Thank you, OCP.”

- Professional Caregiver, Marion County

“I love the flexibility & availability & topic choices of classes. I love that they are free. I’ve had great classes & learned much.”

- Professional Caregiver, Marion County

“The training opportunities available through [Oregon Care Partners] are invaluable. I have learned so much and am a better caregiver as a direct result of the trainings.”

- Professional Caregiver, Columbia County

“Oregon Care Partners have helped me gain confidence in safe medication in my AFH and also taking care of [residents] without fear.”

- Professional Caregiver, Deschutes County

“I learned more from this class than any other class in a very long time.”

- Professional Caregiver, Central Oregon

“I always leave [Oregon Care Partners classes] feeling that I can do a better job.”

- Professional Caregiver, AFH, Baker County

“As a family caregiver, I received encouragement and gained determination to function more fully as a member of my mom’s care team at her nursing home.”

- Family Caregiver, Lincoln County

“Having the knowledge and proper training is very important. It’s great to learn how and what clients are experiencing so we have a better understanding, empathy, patience for, and compassion for the process.”

- Professional Caregiver, Douglas County

“This has been a life saver for me and my family. Oregon Care Partners has experienced instructors very willing to share their knowledge and expertise. Thank you thank you!”

- Family Caregiver, Lincoln County

“The caring and training by staff is superb. Choices of classes are helpful. Class is well worth the time! I am a better and more efficient caregiver by taking this class!”

- Professional Caregiver, AFH, Polk County

“The classes have given me new confidence with my caregiving. Thank You!”

- Professional Caregiver, In-Home Care, Lincoln County

“I am new to Oregon, I moved from Virginia and I am highly impressed with the free classes Oregon Care Partners offers and the variety of locations. As an Executive Director, I will be attending more classes, encouraging employees to attend and work with my marketing coordinator on having classes brought to our community.”

- Professional Caregiver, Assisted Living Community, Coos County

“I’ve worked as a caregiver for 10+ years and learned new things.”

- Professional Caregiver, Crook County

“I don’t live close to a big city so it would be impossible to take any classes in person since I care for my husband 24 hours a day. The home care classes are a great benefit for me to take online. Thank you so much for the free online classes which are very valuable to me.”

- Family Caregiver, In-Home Care, Wasco County

“I personally enjoy and have a good time taking these classes online because I can concentrate more on the information given to me than being kind of rushed in a classroom, because this way I can take my time really understating each module individually. Thank you very much for offering such great classes. I hope you continue offering them online, because sometimes I may not be able to attend a class in person, therefore this way is an excellent tool to get my credits at any time! I appreciate it greatly.”

- Professional Caregiver, AFH, Online Classes

“Good job. Most caregivers working for providers are minimum wage, and can’t afford classes. This option is critical to remaining employed for many statewide.”

- Professional Caregiver, Online Classes

“I really appreciate Oregon Care Partners for giving these classes. I’m gaining tools to strengthen my abilities and confidence to help care for my 83-year-old mother.”

- Family Caregiver, Multnomah County

“Oregon Care Partners has helped me learn more about medication use, the effects, behaviors, etc. It has taught me more about who to contact and where to find more information. Very well explained and very helpful class.”

- Professional Caregiver, Memory Care, Lane County

“My mom was diagnosed with mid-range dementia this spring and I had zero information about what to expect. This presentation helped me understand what is behind some of her reactions. It helps me not take things so personally.”

- Family Caregiver, Clackamas County

“Oregon Care Partners has helped me gain a better understanding of how to care for the elderly and disabled. They empowered me with knowledge on how to help patients maintain dignity and live out the rest of their life as best as possible.”

- Professional Caregiver, Multnomah County

“This class definitely changed my perception of medication use in older adults with the safety aspects of medication use, non-medication interventions for pain, and possible approaches to behavior issues in people with dementia. This was a great class.”

- Professional Caregiver, AFH, Wasco County

“I am a family member providing daytime care for my grandmother with dementia. Between this and the online classes, I feel loads more confident and empowered in my care for her as a non-medical professional.”

- Family Caregiver, Multnomah County

“I couldn’t have made it through this storm with my 91-year-old mom for the last four years without the things I learned from the classes Oregon Care Partners offers. You folks at home don’t have to do this alone.”

- Family Caregiver, Lincoln County

“I have only been to two classes and have been so impressed by the knowledge and presentations of the instructors. The increased knowledge, positiveness and self-confidence when I leave is very motivating professionally and personally.”

- Professional Caregiver, Multnomah County

“Oregon Care Partners has allowed our entire team to benefit from their free courses. Prior to OCP, our team could not attend courses due to budgetary restraints. Thanks to OCP we all benefit. And I have had a great experience at every training.”

- Professional Caregiver, ALF, Lane County

“Once again, Oregon Care Partners exceeded my expectations on the quality of the instructor, presentation materials and subject matter. Thank you for all that you do to help us!”

- Family Caregiver, Multnomah County

“With vasular dementia causing my mom to continually decline and change behaviors, these classes equip me and educate me to adjust to those behavior changes so I can relate to my mom in a loving and way and give her a good quality of life and also less stress on me.”

- Family Caregiver, Jackson County