DAIL-G 206: Levels of Care

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This training course is designed to provide guardianship staff with a basic understanding of the residential placement options for individuals under guardianship.


Course Length: This course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

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DAIL-G 106: Levels of Care

Collage of various houses of different sizes and colors.

This training course is designed to provide guardianship staff with a basic understanding of the residential placement options for individuals under guardianship.


Course Length: This course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

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DAIL-G 207: Common Diagnosis Explained

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This training course is designed to provide an overview, including definitions, causes, and symptoms, of some of the most common medical diagnoses found among adult wards of the state.


Course Length: This course will take approximately 2 hours to complete.

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DAIL-G 204: Guardianship Court Process and Forms

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Guardianship Court Process and Forms

This training course is designed to provide new guardianship staff with a basic understanding of the court process and required forms.  

The guardianship court process is required by law and takes place in District Courts in each county across the state.  These proceedings are required in order to determine an individual’s level of disability if any, and, if necessary, appoint an agency or individual to serve as guardian or conservator. 

This course will review the court process required to determine the level of guardianship including:

  • Court forms
  • Legal representation individuals are entitled to
  • What happens in a hearing
  • What it means to be adjudicated disabled
  • What role State Guardianship will have

Course Length: This course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

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DAIL-G 203: Guardianship the Law

Guardianship the Law

DAIL is the interpreting authority for the statutes and regulations that govern the Guardianship Program.  Throughout this course we will highlight and review important sections of the KRS and provide information pertinent to your role as a Guardian. 

This training is designed to present a broad overview of KY statutes and regulations that govern the Adult Guardianship Program.

Course Length: This course will take approximately 2.5 hours to complete.

DAIL 205: Effective Case Work Documentation

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This course is designed to provide a general overview of effective casework documentation.


Course Length: This course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

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DAIL-G 202: Supported Decision-Making and Other Alternatives to Guardianship

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Supported Decision-Making (SDM) is a process allowing people with disabilities to make choices about their own lives with support from a team of people they choose. This training course is designed to provide an overview of supported decision-making and other alternatives to guardianship.


Course Length: This course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

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DAIL 204: Person-Centered Planning

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According to the Administration for Community Living, Person-Centered Planning “is a process for selecting and organizing the services and supports that an older adult or person with a disability may need to live in the community.  Most importantly, it is a process that is directed by the person who receives the support. Person-Centered Planning helps the person construct and articulate a vision for the future, consider various paths, engage in decision-making and problem solving, monitor progress, and make needed adjustments in a timely manner. It highlights individual responsibility, including taking appropriate risks.”

*Source: https://acl.gov/programs/consumer-control/person-centered-planning

This course is designed to provide an overview of the person-centered planning approach and the importance of an individual’s voice pertaining to their unique needs, desires, preferences, goals, and service planning.  


Course Length: This course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

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DAIL-G 201: Universal Precautions

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According to the Centers for Disease Control, Standard Precautions are the minimum infection prevention practices that apply to all patient care, regardless of suspected or confirmed infection status of the patient, in any setting where health care is delivered. These practices are designed to both protect the people providing care, and prevent the spread of infection.

*Source: https://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/infectioncontrol/summary-infection-prevention-practices/standard-precautions.html

This course is designed to provide an overview of the basics of universal precautions, when they are used, and how they are used.  


Course Length: This course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

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DAIL 203: Guardianship Program Overview

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There are some situations where due to the effects of aging, disease, or injury, people need help managing some of or all of their daily affairs.

Guardianship provides a way to offer that support needed.  Guardianship is established by a court of law between the person who needs help (also referred to as a “ward”) and the person or entity (also referred to as a “guardian”) named by the court to help the individual under guardianship. 

This training course is designed to provide new guardianship staff with an introduction and broad overview of the Kentucky Guardianship Program.

Course Length: This course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

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