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DIPLOMA FOR ELDERCARE

COURSE CODE SH-HC-10-EC-3
COURSE TYPE ELECTIVE
OBJECTIVE AT THE END OF THIS COURSE, PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ABLE TO ACQUIRE THE ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE OF CARING FOR THE ELDERLY FOR EMPLOYMENT IN THE ELDERCARE SECTOR.
OUTLINE MODULE 1 - CAREGIVER TRAINING
UPON COMPLETION OF THIS MODULE, LEARNERS WILL BE ABLE TO ENSURE ELDERLY IS WELL-LOOKED AFTER PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY BY UNDERSTANDING THE AGEING PROCESS, SAFETY & HYGIENE (LIFTING & POSITIONING, HOME SAFETY, DENTURE CARE, ASSISTED BATHING, FOOT/SKIN CARE).
MODULE 2 - ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY FOR ELDERLY
UPON COMPLETION OF THIS MODULE, LEARNERS WILL BE ABLE TO GAIN THE NECESSARY UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE OF ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY REQUIRED IN THE CAREGIVING INDUSTRY. THE MAIN KNOWLEDGE THE LEARNER WILL DEVELOP IS:
- THE ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY OF THE BODY SYSTEMS – TO INCLUDE THE CELL, SKELETAL, MUSCULAR, NERVOUS, ENDOCRINE, RESPIRATORY, CARDIOVASCULAR, LYMPHATIC, DIGESTIVE, URINARY AND REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
MODULE 3 - NURSING CARE & MANAGEMENT
UPON COMPLETION OF THIS MODULE, LEARNERS WILL BE ABLE TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE NURSING CARE AND MANAGEMENT FOR THE ELDERLY.
MODULE 4 - PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR ELDERLY
UPON COMPLETION OF THIS MODULE, LEARNERS WILL BE ABLE TO GAIN THE NECESSARY UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE IN PHYSICAL THERAPY COVERING BOTH ACTIVE AND PASSIVE RANGE OF MOTION EXERCISES. THE MAIN KNOWLEDGE THE LEARNER DEVELOP IS:
1. IMPORTANCE OF RANGE OF MOTION EXERCISES AND PROPER POSITIONING
2. RANGE OF MOTION EXERCISES (PRACTICAL)
3. USE POSITIONING SKILLS TO ASSIST CLIENTS WITH LIMITED MOBILITY
MODULE 5 - GERIATRIC MASSAGE
UPON COMPLETION OF THIS MODULE, LEARNERS WILL BE ABLE TO GAIN THE NECESSARY UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE IN GERIATRIC MASSAGE COVERING ITS EFFECTS AND BENEFITS. THE MAIN KNOWLEDGE THE LEARNER DEVELOP IS THE SAFE PRACTICE TO PERFORM A SEQUENCE OF MASSAGE COVERING HANDS/ARM, BACK AND HEAD/NECK ON THE ELDERLY (THEORY AND PRACTICAL), TAKING IN CONSIDERATION ENDANGERMENT SITES, CONTRAINDICATIONS AND PHYSICAL STATE.
COURSE MODE BLENDED LEARNING
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS SECONDARY EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT WITH AT LEAST 2 YEARS OF WORKING EXPERIENCE
AWARDS DIPLOMA FOR ELDERCARE
TEACHER STUDENT RATIO 1:12
PROGRESS PATHWAY
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COST 2200.00
REGFEE 50.00
Price SG$2200.00
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