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Caregivers Course in Specialized Eldercare

By UTAR (Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman) and CARE Concierge

Enrol in this comprehensive course to become a certified Caregiver and accelerate your career in eldercare.  This University-certified training program is designed to equip you with the necessary skills to provide effective care to the elderly and family members under your care. This comprehensive course includes learning practical skills on properly handling the patient, from assisting in ADLs (Activities of Daily Living), to more complex conditions (bedridden patients).  Learn how to care for the elderly with Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinsons and how to become effective communicators to handle the physical and psychological needs of the elderly.

By completing this course, our candidates will be accredited with a Certificate of Completion in Specialized Eldercare jointly awarded by UTAR (Universiti of Tunku Abdul Rahman) and CARE Concierge.

 

For more information about this course, kindly whatsapp +6011 2741 8071 (Sabrina or Kehn)

Entry Requirements

Open to All 

Venue

Jaya One, Petaling Jaya

Date

August 2019

Duration

One Week

Fees

RM 2,000

To find out more, please register

Course Outline

 

The course consists of 4 modules, totalling a combined 32 hours of lecture and scenario based learning. The modules each represent a subject related to eldercare.

 

01 Fundamentals of Caregiving

Learn the fundamentals of being a caregiver, learn to assist the Older Persons properly in ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) and learn proper transferring and lifting techniques. Learn how to communicate effectively and learn to be aware and properly assess the conditions of the Older Persons in their own home.

 

02 Post Operative Care

Learn to care for patients after being discharged from the hospital and how to manage their recovery at home. Learn to understand the basics of medication, and learn how to motivate the patient with undergoing key range of motion. physical and mental exercises to keep them active and engaged while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

 

03 Eldercare

Understand and learn about common conditions and diseases that occur with Older Persons; eg. Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Parkinsons. Get key insights to the activities, cognitive and physical games to help manage their conditions.Delve deeper into the advanced skills required of a caregiver in the home environment, learning to assist with NGT feeding, suctioning and PEG tube cleaning. This module also covers respiratory care and being aware of the risk and safety in the home environment.

 

04 Palliative

When an Older Persons reaches the last stages of their life, it is important to learn how to deal with the issues of Palliative and End of Life Care. As a caregiver, understand the importance of being the support, a confidant, and in certain situations, a counselor for the older persons and their loved ones to comfort them during this difficult time. The module also covers post hospitalisation care and dealing with common medical conditions like diabetes.

 

Internship Program

 

“The best way to learn is to do” After completing the 4 modules, students will be required to perform a minimum of 60 hours of internship at one of our CARE Concierge affiliated centers, where they will gain valuable hands on experience on the job. You will be supervised by a RN Nurse at all times and you will be paid as an intern depending on the posting. 

 

Certification of Completion

 

Once you have completed the course, take the OSCE Examination conducted by UTAR and their medical examiners and earn your Certification of Completion in Specialised Eldercare.

 

Continuous Learning

 

Learning doesn’t end at certification, students will get an additional 12 months of JomCARE mobile training program so that you can continue to access more than 20 hours of tutorials videos and notes you can refer to when you are on the job or need to refresh your memory. You can also come back for refresher courses during this period if you need more training.

 

For more information or to register for the next intake, kindly whatsapp +6011 2741 8071 (Sabrina and Kehn)