Care of the Older Person 5N2706 | 08 – 30 Oct 2021

Course Name QQI Level 5 Care of the Older Person
Course Code 5N2706
Duration 40 Hours (evenings and Saturdays)
Location Derrane, Roscommon + Online (Zoom)
Module Status Optional
Accreditation QQI Level 5-Elective Module on the QQI Level 5 Major Award

Following HSE guidelines RSG has implemented suitable appropriate control measures placed to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 infection:

  • Social distancing 2 metre (6 feet) space between you and other people
  • Provision of PPE
  • Provision of Hand Sanitiser
  • Provision of face masks

Schedule:

Date Day Time Location Hours
08 Oct 2021 Fri 6:00PM – 10:00PM FLC In-Class 4 hrs
13 Oct 2021 Wed 6:00PM – 10:00PM Online Zoom 4 hrs
15 Oct 2021 Fri 6:00PM – 10:00PM Online Zoom 4 hrs
20 Oct 2021 Wed 6:00PM – 10:00PM Online Zoom 4 hrs
22 Oct 2021 Fri 6:00PM – 10:00PM Online Zoom 4 hrs
27 Oct 2021 Wed 6:00PM – 10:00PM FLC In-Class 4 hrs
29 Oct 2021 Fri 6:00PM – 10:00PM Online Zoom 4 hrs
30 Oct 2021 Sat 10:00AM – 4:00PM FLC In-Class Skills Demo 6 hrs
Further 6 hours for Learner Support & Reviews 34 hrs

TO APPLY CLICK HERE and select your module(s) of choice or for more information call us on 086 166 8428

Course Aim

The course is designed is to ensure learners have the skills and knowledge to provide a high level of care to older people in a variety of care settings.

Course Content

  • The Ageing Process
  • Working with the older person
  • Caring for the older person with specific needs
  • Care settings

Entry Level

  • QQI Level 4 Certificate or equivalent qualification and /or relevant life and work experience
  • Competent in spoken and written English

Progression Route

Learners who complete this module can progress towards the full QQI Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support 5M4339

Assessment

  • Project-Caring for and Working with Older People (40%)
  • Planning a practical activity in the Workplace (60%)

Course Delivery

All training is delivered in a people centred, friendly and enjoyable learning environment to ensure each learner is given every opportunity to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and competent in order to excel in their caring role.  Training is delivered using a variety of methodologies involving class tuition, group discussions and role play. Training is delivered by expert dedicated tutors with a background in-depth knowledge and experience of the Healthcare sector.

Font Resize