Care of the Older Person (level 5) 5N2706 Training Course

Course Title:

Care of the Older Person (level 5) 5N2706

Description:
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings.
Duration:
Total of 150 hours -50 hours Tutor led
Maximum number of people:
20
Price:
€250

Course Content

Learners will be able to:

Discuss a range of age related issues
Analyse the roles of the health care assistant
Explore a range of older people's needs
Discuss the issues related to an older person with mental illness
Recognise the individual needs of the dying older person
Explore a range of specific services that are available for older people
Employ effective communication with the older person
Exercise duties in a way that is respectful to the persons body after death
Give assistance in the identification of how health promotion issues can be promoted in care settings

Course Notes

Entry Requirements:

Good command of the English language with a proficient level of literacy and numeracy
Some previous experience in a Healthcare setting
Garda Vetting desirable


Assessment mode:
60% Skills demonstration
40% Project

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