On completion of this course, each participant will be equipped with insights to increase their awareness of strategies into raising the standard of professional care of the older adult.
The learning outcomes will include an understanding of:
The theories of ageing.
The physiological and psychological changes associated with old age.
Western society’s response to old age.
Legislation and organisations which support older people.
Successful ageing and healthy coping mechanisms.
Accreditation: QQI Level 6 – Gerontology (6N3748)
Assessment : Two Assignments
Who should attend?
This course will be focused on the role of Care Workers/Senior HCA and those with an interest in Care of the Older Adult
Attendees should have: Level 5 Certificate, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences. All participants must have fluency in English, spoken and written.
Northridge House is the training centre for St. Luke’s Home.The Education Centre is an embodiment of the St. Luke’s Mission of continuing to provide high quality care to the Older Person in the city and beyond.
The maxim of “Enhancing our Caring by On Going Training” is emblematic of this commitment. Courses are geared towards the needs of those who provide care for the Older Person – be it within a Residential Care Centre, hospital or home setting. Our training is provided by experienced and qualified facilitators.
Training Venue for this programme is Mooncoin Residential, Mooncoin, Co. Waterford.
Recommended programme duration:
- 4th September 2019 - 16th October 2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm