A Carer's Journey - Safely Managing Individual Care at Home

Course code: UCZS105P

Subject area: A Carer’s Journey

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Tuesday

23rd Feb 2021 - 2nd Mar 2021

Off Site

Contact details

enquiries@abingdon-witney.ac.uk

01235 555 585

This short course is specifically designed to support the carer providing individualised care that will maintain the person's dignity whilst using practical tips, methods and skills to manage personal hygiene. Basic tips on managing to move and handle their loved one without injury to themselves is included and is adapted to suit the physical agility of the learner. The aim is to provide all carers with some practical tips that helps them to care for their loved one safely.

This short course will offer learners the opportunity to gain basic moving and handling knowledge to use within the home environment.¿ The topics covered include finding out more about how to move and handle someone safely, back care and taking care of yourself. It will provide practical tips and ideas, including how to deal with falls and where and how to source equipment to assist in moving and handling. It provides practical tips, methods and skills to manage personal hygiene to provide individualised care that will maintain the person's dignity. The course will include how to Identify appropriate care plans and routines.

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.

You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.

This course is provided as part of A Carer's Journey programme that has been developed in partnership with Action for Carers and is specifically for people who are looking after someone who has a long term illness or impairment.

Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.

For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2020 prior to starting the course.
Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding.

Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.

Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply. As the rules on fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to discuss these options. You can also visit the Course Fees & Finance page by searching 'Fees and bursaries' at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee


19+ Fee

Tution Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00


19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.