Aged Care Advanced Course
Elderly people have lived a life full of accomplishments, have contributed to the community and they deserve the best quality care with a humane approach, aligned to best practices. In Australia, the life expectancy is increasing and 1 of 7 individuals are 65 years and older. There are 1.3 million consumers of aged care and around 366,000 in the aged care workforce. The need for prepared and compassionate aged care workers is evident. To contribute with this demand, our courses will get you qualified and job-ready to work in the aged care industry.
In this 13 module course, you will learn proven and effective ways to best care for ageing and elderly individuals in home and professional care settings. As well as support older people to maintain their independence through behavioural support and individualised plans. In LEARNT our aged care courses are designed to provide required tools for anyone that is taking care of individuals in this growing and valued sector of our society. Our courses equip learners with the skills to perform aged care assistance with substantial knowledge in a practical and engaging way, with tools that will enable individuals to work effectively in the aged care sector.
For learners that want to develop additional and relevant skills to improve their performance as a caregiver, LEARNT users have access to modules in relation to effective communication skills, customer service, mental and health well-being, COVID safety, amongst many other options. Building on your professional and personal growth through learning will earn you CRED points. A LEARNT way to obtain recognition.
What you’ll experience
In this course, you’ll learn all the skills needed to thrive as a caregiver for older Australians. You’ll know how to give care in a home setting, in a community or in a registered home care facility. Upon completion of this certificate, employers will know you’re up to the challenge of creating a healthy, empowering environment across all levels of need. That’s because this comprehensive course sets you up with a strong understanding of the legal and ethical frameworks carers work within.
It teaches you how to understand healthy body systems, and it helps you learn about the workplace health and safety practices with which you’ll need to comply while on the job. Every module consists of instructional text and ‘check for understanding’ sections at the end of each segment. Learners will progress in order, through each section at their own pace. The learner can review and revisit the module content when needed.
What you will get
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Work Effectively With Older People
In this comprehensive module, you will learn how to effectively support older people within aged care services.
Follow Safety Procedures For Direct Care Work
Safety in an aged care workplace whether in a residential facility, in the community or in a private home is critically important. In this module, you will master the knowledge and skills required to follow safety procedures as you work with aged people.
Recognise Healthy Body Systems In A Health Care Setting
Many professions in aged care necessitate people having a thorough understanding of healthy functioning of the human body well as practical aspects of disease management.
Work Effectively In The Community Sector
Designed to provide you an opportunity to kickstart your career or formalise existing community work skills.
Provide Behaviour Support In The Context Of Individualised Plans
A Behaviour Support Plan provides carers insight into an older person’s behaviour and suggests measures to promote proper behaviour and a high quality of life.
Work Effectively With Culturally Diverse Clients & Co-Workers
It is essential that aged care workers understand the cultural factors that influence their work relationships and practices, and the delivery of a culturally appropriate service.
Participate In The Implementation Of Individualised Plans
When challenging behaviour happens, the goal of a Behaviour Support Plan is for everyone to respond consistently utilizing the methods that have been agreed upon. As a result, behavioural triggers can be avoided or limited, and the person can be encouraged to recognize triggers, advise when they occur, and apply coping techniques.
Support Older People To Maintain Their Independence
In this topic you will study ways in which you can support an older person who wants to stay in their own home and live as happily and normally as they can.
Provide Support To Meet Personal Care Needs
This comprehensive module looks at the knowledge and skills that aged care workers would need to effectively support or help a client with their personal care needs within the context of an individualised care/support plan.
Comply With Infection Control Policies & Procedures
Find out effective infection control strategies that ensure the safety of the client.
Support Individual Health & Emotional Well-Being
This learning guide will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to inspire and support the elderly as a care worker.
Deliver Care Services Using A Palliative Approach
Palliative care helps people with any life-limiting illness, manage symptoms and improve their quality of life.
Assist Clients With Medication
Assist people with self-medication in accordance with the care/support plan and in line with legal and organisational requirements.
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140 Study Hours
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