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Diploma in Caregiving

Learn more about effective caregiving skills so you can provide more professional care to clients or family members.

Publisher: Advance Learning
This free online caregiver course focuses on the basic legal and ethical issues of providing care and help you develop the skills for becoming an effective caregiver. Caregiving involves assisting with meals, personal care, and transportation. It is the provision of care for the physical and emotional needs of a family member or a patient. You will also learn about dementia, the impact of diseases and traumatic injuries, and more.
  • Duration

    6-10 Hours
  • Students

    50,462
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This course begins by introducing you to the roles and responsibilities of caregivers. You will study the legal and ethical issues involved in the caregiving process. You will also learn how to communicate with individuals with disabilities, stress management, body mechanics, and organizational skills. This course will also discuss the purpose of observing, reporting, and documenting. You will learn the importance of cultural awareness and cultural competency, as well as gain an understanding of the ailments and illnesses that you may encounter, including their treatment and prevention.

Dementia refers to a spectrum of brain disorders that involve difficulty with memory and thinking and may vary in terms of cause and prognosis. This course will clearly discuss what dementia is. It will also cover Alzheimer's Disease and teach you the philosophy of dementia care, as well as how to work with patients’ families. You will study how aging affects the body, the emotional impact of disease and traumatic injuries, and the preparation for a patient's death.

Caring for the aged as well as those with physical and emotional disabilities requires compassion and understanding Upon completion of this course, you will not only gain the knowledge and necessary skills to provide effective care to any client or family member that you may find in your care, but will also be able to deal with any emergency that you encounter in a calm manner. So, start this course today, and boost your caregiving skills in just a few short hours.

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