A natural progression from the L2 Award. It takes the learner to the next level of understanding Dementia and is primarily for Carers as there are several observations included in this workbook. Topics in this workbook also include approaches to enable rights and choices for individuals, understanding the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach and understanding and meeting the nutritional requirements of individuals with dementia.
This course allows learners to understand medication and why it is extremely important to handle them correctly. It covers topics such as understanding prescriptions, safe supply, storage and disposal of meds, record keeping and the general safe understanding of the administration of meds. As a knowledge only course it is proving very popular with Care Providers.
Please note this course, once completed, does not give authorisation for learners to administer medication
This course gives learners an understanding of a range of mental
health conditions such as bi-polar,
eating disorders and depression.
Learners will look at how mental
health affects individuals and their families. They will explore how living with mental health affects individuals and the support that is available to other people. Learners completing this course will have a good understanding of the various mental health conditions that they may come across both in the workplace and within the wider community.
This workbook contains information
that will allow the learner to gain
knowledge of moving and positioning individuals in the care home. It involves observations as well as completion of the workbook. The topics covered are the understanding and enabling the assisting and moving of individuals, selecting and using appropriate techniques and equipment when dealing with falls, moving and positioning individuals in accordance with their plan of care, selecting appropriate equipment and also moving inanimate loads.
Learners doing this course will be
able to explore the theories behind
autistic spectrum conditions and how these have changed over time. They will look at how autism is perceived by others and how to challenge perceptions of the condition. They will explore person centred values when supporting individuals on the spectrum and how communication barriers can be overcome. Learners will explore how to encourage positive behaviours and how to enable individuals to lead fulfilling lives.
This knowledge only qualifcation
aims to equip learners with the
knowledge and understanding of
oral hygiene for individuals in a care
setting. It covers areas such as
principles of oral health care and person centred approaches on oral hygiene. It also covers oral hygiene equipment and methods of support.
This knowledge only course will
help you to understand the impact
of diabetes and how a diagnosis of
diabetes can affect different people
in dierent ways. You will also learn
how to engage with individuals to manage their diabetes. This workbook will help you to understand the different treatment options for diabetes and how it can be managed in different situations and look at the long-term complications that can occur as a result of diabetes.
This Course allows the learner to understand the dangers involved in residents taking a fall. The course covers aspects such as the causes of falls within a care setting and if they occur, what impact it has with those involved and the possible consequences and costs it can have. Therefore the workbook covers how to prevent such falls and the legislation to be aware of and the best practice to be covered by those working in Care.