Care Skills and Care for the Older Person Online Course

Care Skills and Care for the older person - Online Course 2024

Next Online Course begins 1st August 2024

  • This course will be delivered by NCU Training in association with CEEDS
  • This is an online blended learning Course
  • Live Tutor Sessions will take place one evening per week (see schedule below)
  • The objective of this course is to equip the learner with skills to work as a Carer and look after a range of people with different needs. Participants will be able to supply different methods outlined to provide appropriate support and care to a person they are looking after. The Course is also designed to help learners to understand the ageing process. The course will be most useful for anyone in the healthcare sector wishing to work with the elderly (normally through home-based care) as all support staff in this sector need to have an appropriate qualification.
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  • Use of mobility aids
  • Use of feeding/washing aids
  • Use elimination aids (Catheter etc.)
  • Know safety aids
  • Assistance with dressing
  • Recognize potential risks sure as pressure sores, effects of illness.
  • Promote good health and maximize independence
  • The ageing process.                                                       
  • Physical & mental changes                                          
  • Attitude to the elderly                                                  
  • Retirement needs
  • Well-being of the older person
  • Communication
  • Range of daily living needs

Skills Demonstration/ Project

Cost: €500*

Leaving certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experience. Participants must speak and work in English at a standard appropriate to the course content.