Elderly Care and Caring for the Disabled – Revised
In this course you will learn about health conditions people suffer due to ageing: the brain, central nervous system and health conditions such as decreased sensitivity to pain, learning dysfunction and insomnia. You will learn about the heart, lungs and circulatory system and health conditions such as angina and cardiovascular disease. Moreover, you will learn skills and methods for helping clients’ physical and mental health.
In addition, you will learn about the deterioration of the human body due to damage, aging and illness; different skin conditions and how to treat them; bones, joints and muscles and illnesses that effect the comfort and mobility of patients. You will learn techniques for treating patients to improve their quality of life and how various body functions deteriorate with age; symptoms, health implications and appropriate treatments. Finally, you will examine the process of dying – the physical stages of death and what to expect; how people grieve; common emotional responses by people associated with the person dying, as well as strategies and techniques for assisting people close to the dying person.
If you’re interested in caregiving as a future career, or if you’re health professional seeking to improve your skills, then this clear and simple courses is the one for you. Learn effective caregiving skills about how to treat people suffering from various mental and physical health conditions. With this course, you’ll learn these vital sills in just 3 hours. So start this course today, and by the end of the week you’ll have developed an excellent new set of skills.
- Lectures 13
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 18 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 62
- Certificate No
- Assessments Self
Module 1: How Ageing Effects the Body
In this module you will learn about How Ageing Effects the Body and it covers topics such as Human Body (Heart, Lungs, Brain and Nervouse System); Human Body (Skin and Bones); Human Body (Stomach, Intestines, Kidneys and Bladder); Human Body (Immune System, Diabetes and Senses).
Module 2: Traumatic Injuries & Preparing for Death
In this module you will learn about Traumatic Injuries & Preparing For Death; and it covers topics such as Spinal Cord Injuries and Paralysis; Traumatic Brain Injuries and Strokes; Emotional Impact of Disease and Traumatic Injuries; Preparing for Death.
This assessment enables you to review your learning, so you can determine your knowledge and understanding of the following course: Elderly Care and Caring for the Disabled If you do not achieve the required standard after the first attempt, you can re-take the assessment until a successful outcome is achieved.