Certificate in Elderly Caregiver

WHY SELECT KIU FOR PERCEIVING AN ADVANCED CERTIFICATE COURSE IN ELDERLY CARE COURSE?

Elderly care is different in many ways from care that is delivered in other areas of practice, thus requires the development of specific knowledge and skills. KIU provides you with a comprehensive knowledge of the practices involved in Elderly Care giving, enabling you to obtain a professional qualification as an Elderly Care Giver. Furthermore, following the course in KIU, as a caregiver you will also be in a position to care for those who are in need, acquiring for oneself a personal and moral satisfaction.

CURRICULUM
  • Growth and development of Elderly
  • Basic Principles of Care
  • Communication with elderly
  • Health and wellbeing of elderly
  • Occupational health & ethical, legal responsibilities
  • Basic First Aid
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Non-communicable Diseases
  • Care & support to people with special needs
  • Care for clients with Alzheimer’s, Dementia and End of life care
  • Clinical placement (Project)

Entry requirements

Pass in GCE O/L

Duration

6 Months

Credits

30 credits – Accredited by TVEC

Delivery Medium

English