13 Weeks /
Level 6 /
The aim of this award is to provide the foundations for the carer to develop knowledge and skills in caring for the elderly individual within the home/ care setting.
The student will familiarise themselves with physiological and theories of aging, the impact of current issues within the care setting and gain an understanding in caring for the self. Particular emphasis will be on the person centred approach, establishing and maintaining the therapeutic interpersonal relationships with the home and/or care setting.
Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186310 / +353(0)74 9186308 / +353(0)74 9186303
Head of Department Dr Louise McBride
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186308
School and Department
Faculty of Science & Health
Department of Nursing & Health Care
Certificate (Level 8)