Course: Care of the Older Person - QQI Level 5
Category: Healthcare and Childcare
Approx. Start Date: Tuesday 8 October 
(Applicants will receive confirmation of actual start date by letter and text)

This module is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to provide care for older people in a variety of settings. 

Module Content 
- Good Work Practices in the Provision of Individualised Holistic Care for Older People 
- The Concept of the Ageing Process 
- Meeting the Full Range of Needs of Older People in a Variety of Settings 
- Enhancing the Quality of Life of the Older Person 

This award is accepted as part of the QQI major awards in Healthcare Support, Health Service Skills, Nursing Studies and Community Health Services all at level 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications. 

Are you currently working or in receipt of a social welfare payment? You may be eligible for free fees!

If you are in employment, you may be eligible to have your fees WAIVED for this course under the National Skills to Advance Initiative. 
To find out if you are eligible for a waiver of fees, DO NOT click apply below, rather complete and submit the APPLICATION for FEE WAIVER form and a member of staff will contact you directly.

If you are in receipt of a social welfare payment and wish to take this course, please present evidence of your payment (stamped by social welfare) and photographic ID to Fleur in the administration office at Cavan Institute, Monday to Thursday, 9:00 am to midday. 
Tutor: TBA
Fee: €220
Duration: 9 weeks
Start Date: 2019-09-09
Start/End Time: 7.00pm - 10.00pm
Day: Tuesday evenings