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Elderly Care and Caring for the Disabled

In this course learn how to treat people suffering from various mental and physical health conditions, as a result of ageing and traumatic injuries.

Publisher: Advance Learning
Alison's free online Elderly Care course will teach you how to treat people suffering from various mental and physical health conditions. Caregivers are highly valued and in-demand professionals who make a big difference to the health organizations they work for. With this short course, you will be able to acquire the essential skills and concepts that will take your caregiving career to the next level.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
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In this course you will learn about health conditions people suffer due to ageing: the brain, central nervous system and health conditions such as decreased sensitivity to pain, learning dysfunction and insomnia. You will learn about the heart, lungs and circulatory system and health conditions such as angina and cardiovascular disease. Moreover, you will learn skills and methods for helping clients' physical and mental health.

In addition, you will learn about the deterioration of the human body due to damage, aging and illness; different skin conditions and how to treat them; bones, joints and muscles and illnesses that effect the comfort and mobility of patients. You will learn techniques for treating patients to improve their quality of life and how various body functions deteriorate with age; symptoms, health implications and appropriate treatments. Finally, you will examine the process of dying - the physical stages of death and what to expect; how people grieve; common emotional responses by people associated with the person dying, as well as strategies and techniques for assisting people close to the dying person.

If you’re interested in caregiving as a future career, or if you’re a health professional seeking to improve your skills, then this clear and simple course is the one for you. Learn effective caregiving skills about how to treat people suffering from various mental and physical health conditions. With this free course, you’ll learn these vital skills in just 3 hours. So start this course today, and by the end of the week you’ll have developed an excellent new set of skills.

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