Courses :: Continuous Professional Development

 

*Recognising and Responding to Elder Abuse

*End of Life Care

*Food Safety

*Infection Control

*Falls Management

*Challenging Behaviour

*Use of Restraint in Elderly Care

*Dementia Care

 

Recognising and Responding to Elder Abuse

Duration: 4 hours

Modules include:

  • Types of Abuse
  • Recognising Signs and Symptoms
  • Management
  • Short MCQ assessment

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End of Life Care

Duration: 4 hours

Modules include:

  • Purpose
  • Delivering Palliative Care
  • Identifying signs and symptoms
  • Understanding pain relief
  • Communication with Resident/Patient and with Family
  • Short assessment

 

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Food Safety

Duration: 4 hours

Modules include:

  • Introduction To HACCP
  • Delivery, Storage & Preparation
  • Cross Contamination
  • Cleaning
  • Short MCQ assessment

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Infection Control

Duration: 4 hours

Modules include:

  • Causes of Infection
  • Prevention of Infection
  • Management
  • Hand hygiene
  • Theory, Practical and Assessment

 

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Falls Management

Duration: 4 hours

Modules include:

  • Causes of falls
  • Prevention of falls
  • Dealing with falls
  • Reporting and recording
  • Practical
  • Short MCQ assessment

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Challenging Behaviour

Duration: 4 hours

Underlying causes/ triggers of challenging behaviour and provide learner with the attitude, knowledge and skills to deal with challenging behaviour effectively.

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Use of Restraint in the Elderly

Duration: 4 hours

Provide training in line with the HSE guidelines.

 

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Dementia Care

Duration: 4 hours

Provide participants with an insight into what the experience of dementia may be like. It will give an introduction to the concept of person-centred care and give a basic understanding of dementia as a range of different conditions.

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More Information

For more information on these or any other courses, you can contact us by calling Mary on 086 8414 236 or email info@hcts.ie

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