With the newly published National Minimum Standards for Care Homes for Older Persons published by the Parliamentary Secretarial for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing there is a requirement for formal training and certification. Hence Learning Works has recognised the need for a course which is designed to give learners the flexibility to study, work and manage personal life to continue develop their vocational career. The course is structured to include both theoretical and clinical practice components.
This course builds on existing knowledge and experience and is aimed at providing the student with advanced knowledge, skills and competences required to work and progress in the caring profession within various care settings. The Award provides a specialist work-related programme of study that offers both breadth and depth of and understanding with the practical skills required in the healthcare sector.
The Award is aimed at students who already possess a Level 3 qualification in Healthcare and wish to develop their knowledge and skills at a higher level in order to progress in their career towards management level.
The type of learners expected to enter the programme include:
Care assistants in residential/domiciliary
The Course is made up of 12 units with a total contact time of 120 hours with 24 ECVETs.
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Basic Pharmacology
- Emotional Intelligence for Care
- Management and Leadership in Healthcare
- Advanced Clinical Skills for Healthcare
- Legislation and Ethics
- Health & Safety in Care
- Understanding Dementia
- Caring for Individuals & Models of Care
- Psycho-Sociological Perspectives in Care
- Managing Quality in Health Care
- Promoting and Supporting Individual’s Rights to Dignity & Preventing Abuse
|5 months||MQF Level 4 in Advanced Healthcare||Classes are held at The Training Hub, The Landmark, Triq l-Iljun, Hal-Qormi, Malta|