Care of the Older Person 5N2706

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings.


Learners will be able to:

Discuss a range of age related issues
Analyse the roles of the health care assistant
Explore a range of older people's needs
Discuss the issues related to an older person with mental illness
Recognise the individual needs of the dying older person
Explore a range of specific services that are available for older people
Employ effective communication with the older person
Exercise duties in a way that is respectful to the persons body after death
Give assistance in the identification of how health promotion issues can be promoted in care settings

Assessment will include:
Skills demonstration 60%
Project 40%

Course Notes

All learning material will be provided by FRS Training. You will be registered and certified with QQI through our centre.

Successful applicants will receive QQI certification.

Good command of the English language with a proficient level of literacy and numeracy
Some previous experience in a Healthcare setting
Garda Vetting desirable

Course schedule.

Below you will find all dates and locations that this course is running.

Care of the Older Person 5N2706

7-15 April 2023
Mayo Abbey, Claremorris, Mayo

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Care of the Older Person 5N2706