Common ailments in the elderly 2hrs

Common ailments in the elderly 2hrs

REF COAO1 | CIS refreshed 2010

Standard 7 Person centred Support

This course contributes toward the recommended guided learning hours, you should carry out practice reflection, document and attach subsequent evidence from this training.

Summary

The course is designed to provide for care support workers an introduction to the
most common ailments that affect the elderly and their aetiology.

Who should attend?

This unit is relevant to workers who provide direct personal care to clients
in all care settings – hospital, residential, day, foster care or in the client’s
own home.

Proposed Learner Outcomes - The worker must be able to

∇ Understand the main effects of any specific condition or
syndrome experienced by the service user groups.
∇ Understand how to respond to needs created by specific
conditions, impairments or disabilities
∇ Gain a little knowledge of what happens to our bodies as we
get older
∇ Understand how we can improve the quality of life for the
older person
∇ Be able to name at least 2 of the complex diseases that
sometimes afflict the older person

How many candidates may attend?
This training is not limited in numbers.

Equivalent Relevant information

1. Certificates are issued for each learners and if dated, are valid to that period. N.B Learners attending
must complete the entire duration of the training to qualify for a certificate.
2. A learner assessment may be required post training for audit and PDP purposes.
Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block
capitals clearly on the day.

Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block capitals clearly on the day.

How to book your course

Please call us on 0208 144 9491. You can also submit our online booking enquiry form too.

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