Care Skills FETAC Level 5
This course is about learning and understanding how to promote maximum independence for clients whilst maintaining their safety and their dignity.
Why do the course?
To work as a carer in the health care sector all support staff need to have an appropriate qualification and with Care Skills you will be able to look after a range of people with different needs.
To show existing or potential carers the various reasons for loss of independence and how their clients’ different needs can be met.
With this knowledge participants will be able to apply the different methods outlined to providing appropriate support and care to a person they are looking after.
Learners should be able to recognise the following influences on health:
Emotional Spiritual Environmental
Learners should be able to:
• use Mobility Aids
• use Feeding Aids
• use Washing Aids
• use Elimination Aids (Catheter Care etc)
• know Safety Needs
• assist with Dressing
• recognise potential risks such as pressure sores, effects of illness
• promote good health and maximise independence
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Duration: 8 x 3 Hour Sessions
Entry Requirements: Leaving Certificate or relevant qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences. Participants must speak and work in English at a standard appropriate to the course content.
Qualifications: FETAC Level 5
Course Code: D 20163
Assessment: Skills Demonstration: 60% (Three Practical Skills x 20 marks each)
Project: Specific Needs Brief: 40%
Progression: We are confident that your success in completing "Care Skills" will stimulate you to progress further. NCU Training would like to offer you an opportunity to take part in one or more of our range of short courses that we feel offer suitable progression.:
Care of the Older Person FETAC Level 5
Care Support FETAC Level 5
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