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Care Skills QQI Level 5 Online via Zoom

Forus Training



Are you interested in learning about Care Skills in Healthcare? Forus Training’s Level 5 Care Skills course is starting on September 13th 2022 for €295.
 
This 7 week course focuses on person-centred and holistic care to meet the client’s needs and promote independence. The training advocates that maintaining the dignity, respect and privacy of the client is a primary foundation for care-giving.
 
Or start TODAY with our Self Paced option! Click here for more information.

Throughout this course, you will…

 

  • Identify relevant groups of people in need of health care,
  • Examine the physical, emotional, social, psychological and spiritual needs of a range of groups of people, taking into account individual variation,
  • Identify the hygiene needs of dependent clients,
  • Discuss the prevention of pressure sores,
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the correct procedures for the cleaning and replacement of a range of patient equipment,
  • Adapt levels of assistance to the needs of particular clients,
  • Demonstrate a range of interpersonal skills when dealing with clients to include empathy, respect, patience and effective communication skills,
  • Exercise initiative to improve client involvement in social events, outings and occupational therapy and physiotherapy,
  • Contribute to the maintenance of safe and hygienic environments for clients to include the safe disposal of soiled linen,
  • Assist clients with dressing, grooming, eating, drinking, toileting, continence promotion, mobility and where appropriate, social needs,
  • Apply client safety and security procedures to include appropriate on site client care procedures for washing, bathing, showering, positioning, moving and handling,
  • Give assistance that enhances the privacy, dignity, independence and positive self image of clients in care,
  • Give assistance to clients in the use of a range of care equipment to include sensory equipment, aids to encourage independence and mechanical aids including mobility aids, feeding aids, washing aids, elimination aids and hoists,
  • Report changes in the client’s condition to the relevant Supervisor,
  • Complete client documentation where appropriate.

 


Assessment

The course is assessed in the following ways:

  • Assignment 40%
  • Skills Demonstration 60%

 


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 Skills with Forus Training!


Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland
Course Code 5N2770
College Name Forus Training
Course Category Care Assistance, 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 Skills
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. 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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