Loading
Alison Logo

Diploma in Caregiving Free Course

certifcate icon
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • The free online course Diploma in Caregiving is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective care to any clients or family members that you may find in your care. This course will cover a broad range of topics that will help you become a successful carer who holds your clients' best interests at heart. The course begins by introducing you to the fundamental roles and responsibilities that a carer holds. You will learn about the basic legal and ethical issues of providing care and develop the skills necessary to ensure that you can communicate effectively with all members of the care service team and the client. You will then study the health and safety skills necessary to keep both yourself and your clients safe while you provide them with care. As a caregiver, whenever you are with your clients, you face a variety of risks. As a carer you need to be able to deal with any emergency that you encounter in a calm manner. This section of the course will help you develop the skills necessary to provide care to your clients with greater peace of mind. The course then focuses on providing care to clients who have been diagnosed with dementia. You will develop an understanding of what exactly dementia is. You will also examine the various forms of dementia that exist and study their symptoms, causes, and how they affect the lives of those who must live with them. The course then introduces you to a range of skills which will help you provide effective care to clients with dementia, such as communication techniques and behaviour management. The course then concludes by examining the skills necessary to provide care to elderly or disabled clients. You will develop a strong understanding of how aging and a range of disabilities affect the body. You will then learn how to develop strategies to adapt the care you provide to any elderly or disabled clients you find in your care. This free diploma course will be of great interest to all professionals working in the caregiving profession, who wish to ensure that that their skills are kept to the highest standard possible. The course will also be of great interest to any learner who is interested in a career in the caregiving profession.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:
    - Discuss the fundamental roles and responsibilities of a care worker;
    - Define the various legal issues that a carer must consider when working with a client;
    - Describe how to identify, treat and prevent the spread of a range of medical conditions;
    - Discuss the correct actions to be taken in the event of a range of medical emergencies;
    - Discuss the various features of early, moderate and severe Alzheimer's disease;
    - Discuss the manner in which various systems and organs within the body deteriorate due to aging;
    - Describe how care should be adapted for each client, depending on their general health.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 11 )
  • DIPLOMA IN CAREGIVING
  • Diploma in Caregiving Course Resource Document
  • INTRODUCTION TO CAREGIVING
  • Module 1: The Fundamentals of Caregiving
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Roles and Responsibilities of Carers
    • Legal and Ethical Issues of Providing Care
    • Communication and the Caregiving Process
    • Communicating with Individuals with Disabilities
    • Module Summary
  • Module 2: The Fundamental Skills of Caregiving
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Stress Management and Organizational Skills
    • Observing, Reporting and Documenting
    • Cultural Differences and Caregiving
    • Module Summary
  • Module 3: Identifying and Treating Infections
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Fighting Infection
    • Common Conditions: TB, Lice and Scabies
    • Nutrition and Hydration
    • Food Safety
    • Module Summary
  • Module 4: Preparing for and Dealing with Emergencies
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Planning for Emergencies
    • Medical Emergencies
    • Falls and Fire Safety
    • Module Summary
  • Module 5: Diploma in Caregiving First Assessment
    • Diploma in Caregiving Skills - First Assessment
  • CAREGIVING - DEMENTIA, THE ELDERLY AND THE DISABLE...
  • Module 6: Understanding the Signs of Dementia
    • Learning Outcomes
    • What is Dementia?
    • Defining Alzheimer's Disease
    • The Philosophy of Dementia Care
    • Working With Patients’ Families
    • Module Summary
  • Module 7: Working with Clients with Different Types of Dementia
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Communicating with Clients with Dementia
    • Behavior Traits of Clients with Dementia
    • Planning Activities for Clients with Dementia
    • Learning Outcomes
  • Module 8: Elderly Care - How Aging Affects the Body
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Human Body: Heart, Lungs, Brain and Nervous System
    • Human Body: Skin and Bones
    • Human Body: Stomach, Intestines, Kidneys and Bladder
    • Human Body: Immune System, Diabetes and Senses
    • Module Summary
  • Module 9: Caring for the Disabled - Traumatic Injuries
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Spinal Cord Injuries and Paralysis
    • Traumatic Brain Injuries and Strokes
    • Emotional Impact of Traumatic Injuries
    • Preparing for Death
    • Module Summary
  • Module 10: Diploma in Caregiving Second Assessment
    • Diploma in Caregiving Skills - Second Assessment
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 11: Diploma in Caregiving Final Assessment
    • Diploma in Caregiving Skills - Final Assessment
Topics List ( 6 )
Module 1: The Fundamentals of Caregiving
Learn more about the role of a carer and the skills they need to have to provide effective care.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 2: The Fundamental Skills of Caregiving
Learn the job management skills to provide care clients in a stress-free and organised manner.
Topics List ( 6 )
Module 3: Identifying and Treating Infections
Learn more about identifying and treating infections such as tuberculosis (TB), lice and scabies, and the importance of providing nutrition and hydration to your clients.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 4: Preparing for and Dealing with Emergencies
Learn how to prepare for and deal with a range of emergencies such as dealing with falls and fire safety, and how to protect both the carer and the client.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 5: Diploma in Caregiving First Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 6 )
Module 6: Understanding the Signs of Dementia
Learn more about the various forms of dementia that people can develop, how to identify them and the impact that they can have on people’s lives.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 7: Working with Clients with Different Types of Dementia
Learn the skills necessary to provide effective care to clients with dementia: communication, behavior management and activity planning.
Topics List ( 6 )
Module 8: Elderly Care - How Aging Affects the Body
Learn how and why various systems and organs within the body deteriorate with age, and how care should be adapted for each client, depending on their general health.
Topics List ( 6 )
Module 9: Caring for the Disabled - Traumatic Injuries
Learn how to differentiate between different forms of spinal cord injuries and paralysis. Learn how to support clients or loved ones who have suffered a traumatic injury and adapt your care to suit their needs. Learn about the appropriate care techniques used for a client with life-changing injuries.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 10: Diploma in Caregiving Second Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 11: Diploma in Caregiving Final Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    6-10 Hours

  • Publisher

    Advance Learning Academy

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    250 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

Reviews and Rate
This course has no reviews yet.
Tags