Carer Training

‘Safe Pass to Care’ – Care Skills and Care of the Older Person

QQI Carer  training is provided in the NAS Centre  by Frontline Training

This integrated carer training uses a blended learning approach, this includes workshops, learner support workbooks, options to access additional content through a user friendly Learning Management System, in addition participants have access to an online community where they can interact with other students and tutors.

Our experiential approach to teaching really comes to life on this course. Carers will learn the how to support their own mental and physical health through a range of classroom and online activities.

Care of the Older Person

Understanding and Caring for the Older Person effectively and emphatically.  Understanding age related illness and the importance of hydration and nutrition in caring for an older person.  Communication as a carer, as part of a team and within families.  Safeguarding the Older person, dementia awareness and end of life care are all part of this module.

Care Skills

Acquiring practical skills for care to include a wide range of practical tasks, dressing and grooming, oral care, stoma care and maintaining a safe hygienic environment to support care.  Attending to the psycho-social and spiritual needs of people who utilise services.

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March/ April Course

Saturday, 18th March (10 AM – 4.30 PM) Care of the Older Person

Sunday, 19th March (10 AM – 4.30 PM) Care of the Older Person

Monday,  20th March (10 AM – 5 pm) Care Skills

Saturday,  1st April (10 AM – 4.30 PM) Care Skills

Sunday, 2nd April (10 AM – 4.30 PM) Care Skills

Monday, 3rd April (10 AM – 5pm) (Attend for 1 hour assessment)

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May Course

Saturday, 6th May (10 AM – 4.30 PM) Care of the Older Person

Sunday, 7th May (10 AM – 4.30 PM) Care of the Older Person

Monday, 8th May (10 AM – 5pm) Care Skills

Saturday, 13th May (10 AM – 4.30 PM) Care Skills

Sunday, 14th May (10 AM – 4.30 PM) Care Skills

Monday, 15th May (10 AM – 5pm) (Attend for 1 hour assessment)

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This blended learning approach is multi-faceted. Carers have an opportunity to develop their practical and reflective skills in classroom. Further theoretical training takes place online through tutor interaction in the online community, videos and reflective opportunities. Access to the Learner Management System will continue until April 30th. Carers will submit their assignments for these modules on that date.

WHERE:

NAS Training Centre, Unit 3, Cleaboy Business Park, Waterford.

COST: €460 for both modules including QQI certification. 

Places are limited, you can book your place online or by phoning 051-333960 or email: [email protected]

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