This program is for those who want to travel and work abroad as caregivers and earn good money. Sharpen your caregiving skills in this course to provide professional care to clients or family members. This course focuses on the practical, legal and ethical issues you face while providing care to the sick and elderly. We help you develop the skills required to become an effective caregiver, which involves assisting loved ones and clients with meals, personal care, transportation and other physical and emotional needs. We explain how to deal with dementia while managing the impact of age, disease and injury to bring comfort to those in need.
This course begins by introducing you to the roles and responsibilities of caregivers. We study the legal and ethical issues involved in the caregiving process. You will also learn how to communicate with individuals with disabilities before covering stress management, body mechanics and organisational skills. This course also discusses the purpose of observing, reporting and documenting the condition of those in your care. We establish the importance of cultural awareness and cultural competency to create a respectful work environment. The course examines various ailments and illnesses you may encounter and describes their treatment and prevention. The term ‘dementia’ refers to a spectrum of brain disorders of varying intensity that hamper thought and memory. This course examines dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and trains you to cope with such conditions sensitively.
We also show you how to work with patients’ families. The course then studies how ageing affects the body, the emotional impact of disease and traumatic injuries and the steps involved in preparing for a patient’s death. Caring for the aged and people suffering from physical and emotional disabilities requires compassion and understanding. This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to provide effective care to any client or family member in your charge, including the ability to deal with emergencies calmly. Sign up for this course to boost your caregiving skills in just a few short months. Whether you intend to look after a loved one yourself or want to become a professional caregiver, this course helps you take care of those who need it most.
The Fundamentals of Caregiving
4 units of interactive presentations: Roles and Responsibilities of Carers; Legal and Ethical Issues in Caregiving; Communications and the Caregiving Process; Communicating with Individuals with Disabilities. This module includes learning outcomes and lesson summary topics. Read Less
Fundamental Skills in Caregiving
3 units of interactive presentations: Stress Management and Organizational Skills; Observing, Reporting and Documenting; Cultural Differences and Caregiving. This module includes learning outcomes and lesson summary topics. Read Less
Infections, Nutrition & Food Safety
Four units of interactive presentations: Fighting Infection; Common Conditions: TB, Lice and Scabies; Nutrition and Hydration; Food Safety. This module includes learning outcomes a… Read More
Emergencies, Falls & Fire Safety
3 units of interactive presentations: Planning for Emergencies; Medical Emergencies; Falls and Fire Safety. This module includes learning outcomes and lesson summary topics.
Diploma in Caregiving – First Assessment
This assessment will test your knowledge of the following modules from the Diploma in Caregiving course: Module 1: The Fundamentals of Caregiving; Module 2: Fundamental Skills in Caregiving; Module 3: Infections, Nutrition & Food Safety; Module 4: Emergencies, Falls & Fire Safety. You can repeat this assessment in order to pass it. Read Less
4 units of interactive presentations: What is Dementia?; Defining Alzheimer’s Disease; The Philosophy of Dementia Care; Working With Patients’ Families. This module includes learning outcomes and lesson summary topics. Read Less
Working with Clients with Dementia
3 units of interactive presentations: Communicating with Clients with Dementia; Behavior Traits of Clients with Dementia; Planning Activities for Clients with Dementia. This module includes learning outcomes and lesson summary topics. Read Less
How Ageing Effects the Body
4 units of interactive presentations: Human Body (Heart, Lungs, Brain and Nervous System); Human Body (Skin and Bones); Human Body (Stomach, Intestines, Kidneys and Bladder); Human Body (Immune System, Diabetes and Senses). This module includes learning outcomes and lesson summary topics. Read Less
Traumatic Injuries & Preparing for Death
4 units of interactive presentations: Spinal Cord Injuries and Paralysis; Traumatic Brain Injuries and Strokes; Emotional Impact of Disease and Traumatic Injuries; Preparing for Death. This module includes learning outcomes and lesson summary topics. Read Less
Diploma in Caregiving – Second Assessment
This assessment will test your knowledge of the following modules from the Diploma in Caregiving course: Module 6: Understanding Dementia; Module 7: Working with Clients with Dementia; Module 8: How Aging Affects the Body; Module 9: Traumatic Injuries & Preparing for Death. You can repeat this assessment in order to pass it. Read Less
End of course – Diploma in caregiving.
- – Holders of SSCE / WASSCE
- – Diploma / Degree / Masters etc.
- – Working Experience: Matured candidate (i.e. minimum 20 years old with 3 years of working experience) with another relevant certificate qualification.
Classroom – Online / Face to Face & Practical classes
The Teacher-to-student ratio is 1:30 (Lecture / Practical)
‘Diploma in Caregiving’ will be awarded by Partner in UK.