Course Description

Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5 Online via Zoom

Forus Training



Are you interested in learning about caring for older people? Forus Training’s Level 5 Care of the Older Person course is starting on September 13th 2022 for €295.
 
This 7 week course will give you the knowledge and skills needed to to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings.
 
Or start TODAY with our Self Paced option! Click here for more information.

Throughout this course, you will…

 

  • Discuss a range of age related issues to include healthy ageing, global and national demographic trends, the physiological and psychological processes of ageing, the social impact of ageing on older people and differing attitudes to ageing and older people,
  • Analyse the roles of the health care assistant in promoting positive attitudes to ageing and of statutory and voluntary agencies in promoting the well being of older people,
  • Explore the range of older people’s needs to include physical, social, emotional, psychological, recreational, financial, environmental and spiritual needs,
  • Promote a range of aspects of care for the older person to include empowerment, advocacy,independence, individualised care, dignity, respect,choice, self esteem and include family and carers as partners in care.

 


Assessment:

This course is assessed in the following ways:

  • Skills Demonstration 60%
  • Project 40%

 


Why Forus Training?

At Forus Training, we have many different supports available for your learning:

  • Learners have access to a Learning Management System (LMS). You will be given an account and a full induction on how the course works and how to access all available resources. The LMS includes all session slideshows and related quizzes, and extra course material (where applicable),
  • We also offer a Learner Pack (optional extra with Self Paced) which includes a letter introducing the trainer, the assessment brief, a learner record document, printed LMS slideshows for reference, and accompanying manual / notes to support further learning,
  • Live tutorial sessions are held via Zoom. Our trainers are skilled and experienced in making live sessions engaging and interactive. All tutorials are recorded so that you can go back and re-watch which is especially useful when working on assessments,
  • Other course providers tend to not offer continued support to their learners. Our trainers open numerous doors to our learners. These include opportunities for discussion and feedback, and opportunities to bring up areas that need further assistance or support. They also offer additional education and learning activities, assessment support, opportunities to submit drafts, and meetings before or after class to answer queries that cannot be covered in the session (by appointment).

 

Click here for more information on studying Care of the Older Person with Forus Training!


Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland
Course Code 5N2706
College Name Forus Training
Course Category Care of the Older Person, Health Care
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland
Course Start Date 13th September 2022
Course End Date 25th October 2022
Course Fee 295
Course Duration 7 weeks
Course Times The course is accessible online, with a mixture of virtual sessions and self directed learning. Tutor support is provided throughout the course.
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Care of the Older Person
Entry Requirements This course is open to anyone interested in doing it provided you fulfil some or one of the following criteria: Have completed the Leaving Certificate, and/or You may also be eligible if you have relevant life and work experience, in this case you may need to speak to the tutor and discuss your previous work experience or furnish the tutor with a CV and work references.
Career Path This course leads to an award on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students who successfully complete this programme may use their credits towards completing a higher level of study in the area of Health and Social Care. Students who successfully complete this Major Award can also use the Certificate as the basis for entry into selected courses in Third Level Colleges and Universities.
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