Care of the Older Person

Mom needs help by ExarchIzain @Flickr
Mom needs help by ExarchIzain @Flickr

 

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings.

Night: Monday
Times: 07:12 to 07:12
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Monday, 29 January 2018

Cost: €220.00 (€15 off online)

Award

QQI 5N2706 Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss a range of age related issues to include healthy ageing, global and national demographic trends, the normal physiological and psychological processes of ageing, the social impact of ageing on older people and differing attitudes to ageing and older people
  • Analyse the roles of the health care assistant in promoting positive attitudes to ageing and of statutory and voluntary agencies in promoting the well being of older people
  • Examine a range of concepts and practices to include preparation for retirement and the ethnic and cultural influences on the older person
  • Explore a range of older people’s needs to include physical, social, emotional, psychological, recreational, financial, environmental and spiritual needs
  • Summarise the role of the health care assistant in providing care for older people
  • Discuss the issues related to an older person with mental illness or dementia and of living with chronic illness
  • Recognise the individual needs of the dying older person and their families
  • Summarise the range of the care settings for older people and the members of the healthcare team available in each care setting
  • Explore a range of specific services that are available for older people to include education, lifelong learning, retirement/the workplace and leisure
  • Analyse current approaches towards developing quality in the provision of services for older people and their families to include standards and quality assurance
  • Employ effective communication with the older person, their family and the multi disciplinary team
  • Adapt care and practices to meet the needs of older people with cognitive and sensory impairment and physical disabilities
  • Exercise duties in a way that is respectful to the person’s body after death
  • Promote a range of aspects of care for the older person to include empowerment, advocacy, independence, individualised care, dignity, respect, choice, self esteem and include family and carers as partners in care
  • Give assistance in the identification of how health promotion issues can be promoted in care settings for older people and in the provision of therapeutic interventions that will enhance the social interactions and quality of life of the older person.

Discounts

€15 discount when you enrol online, or 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 50% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.

Enrolment

Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Spring 2018 will take place at on Monday 15th January 2018 from 7 to 8pm at the Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

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Extra Costs

  • QQI Certification Fee (€20 per module) is not included in tuition cost.
  • Manual Handling is not included in tuition cost.

See full Terms & Conditions.

Care Skills QQI Level 5

A hospital corridor by ANBerlin @Flickr
A hospital corridor by ANBerlin @Flickr

 

This programme module aims to equip the learner with the skills, knowledge and competence to care for clients in a safe and hygienic environment.

Night: Wednesday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Cost: €220.00 (€15 off online)

Award

QQI 5N2770 Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • To assist the learner to recognize the different types of clients needing care, different types of care needs and the differing care needs of clients.
  • To enable the learner to develop the necessary knowledge to respond effectively to clients’ individual needs, with their involvement and their use of choice.
  • To assist the learner to acquire practical skills in the area of client personal care.
  • To enable the learner to develop the knowledge and skills required for the maintenance of a safe, healthy and hygienic environment for clients.
  • In conjunction with this module training will be given in Patient Handling/Client Moving.
  • A Certificate of attendance will be issued by Mallow College of Further Education for this training.

Discounts

€15 discount when you enrol online, or 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 50% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.

Enrolment

Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Spring 2018 will take place at on Monday 15th January 2018 from 7 to 8pm at the Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

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Extra Costs

  • QQI Certification Fee (€20 per module) is not included in tuition cost.
  • Manual Handling is not included in tuition cost.

See full Terms & Conditions.

Health Care Support 5M4339 QQI Level 5 Award

고통 보다 가려움 by YJ-Lee @Flickr
고통 보다 가려움 by YJ-Lee @Flickr

 

Successful completion of this course provides a recognised qualification necessary for working as a Health Care Assistant in a variety of settings, including hospitals, day and residential care and the home. The course equips the carer with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in this rewarding role as a member of the care team. It is suitable for those wishing to embark on a career in caring and those already working in the sector who wish to gain a recognised qualification. It is made up of 8 components and each carries a value of 15 credits, giving a total of 120 credits for the full award. Three components will be offered each term, 8 components must be completed to achieve a full award. In order to achieve this award, it is essential to undertake 150 hours of work experience. Prior to beginning Work Experience all learners must have completed the Care Skills module of this award, undertaken a course in Patient Handling/Client Moving and have been successfully Garda Vetted through Mallow College.

Night: Monday
Times: 00:00 to 00:00
Duration: 2 Years, part-time
Starting: Monday, 29 January 2018

Cost: €0.00 (€15 off online)

Award

QQI 5M4339 Level 5

Modules

  • 5N0758 Care Support.
  • 5N1794 Safety and Health at work.
  • 5N2770 Care Skills.
  • 5N0690 Communications.
  • 5N1356 Work Experience.
  • 5N3734 Infection Prevention and Control.
  • 5N2706 Care of the Older Person.
  • 5N3769 Palliative Care.
  • 5N3707 Activities of the Living Patient Care.
  • Modules subject to change

Entry Requirements

  • Pass Leaving Certificate or equivalent.
  • This requirement does not apply to mature learners.

Discounts

€15 discount when you enrol online, or 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 50% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.

Enrolment

Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Spring 2018 will take place at on Monday 15th January 2018 from 7 to 8pm at the Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

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Extra Costs

    QQI Certification Fee (€20 per module) is not included in tuition cost.

See full Terms & Conditions.

Infection Prevention and Control Level 5

Meeting Richmonders Abroad by kitty meets goat @Flickr
Meeting Richmonders Abroad by kitty meets goat @Flickr

 

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to prevent and control infection within the health services area.

Night: Tuesday
Times: 07:12 to 07:12
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Cost: €220.00 (€15 off online)

Award

QQI 5N3734 Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the basic principles of infection and the application of standard precautions in relation to infection control, to include the significance of an Area of Infection Control
  • Discuss the importance of infection prevention and control in the healthcare area, in providing a healthy environment for patients, staff and visitors
  • Summarise the various types of micro organisms, the elements required for the growth, spread and subsequent infection process, to include direct and indirect contact, knowledge of the chain of infection and the need for vigilance and safe practice at all times
  • Analyse the predisposing factors to the development of healthcare-acquired infections to include contact precautions, respiratory precautions and enteric precautions
  • Discuss the role and functions of the local infection control team members, to include local policy in relation to dress, staff health and travel associated infections
  • Investigate the terms cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation to include cleaning standards, procedures and frequencies while paying special attention to decontamination of equipment, including patient care equipment
  • Identify the main blood borne viruses which pose a threat and the methods that prevent the spread of infections
  • Examine the role of antibiotics and the importance of correct and safe antibiotic use to avoid antibiotic resistance
  • Differentiate between social hand hygiene, antiseptic hand hygiene and surgical hand hygiene to include the correct use of alcohol hand gels and the need for good personal skin care and efficient hand washing
  • Implement the local terminal cleaning procedure in a range of settings, such as an isolation room, single use items and outbreak management
  • Apply appropriate management of blood and body fluid spillages, to include policies for dealing with clean and soiled linen, the disposal of sharps and the correct management following inoculation, injury or accidental exposure to blood and body fluid

Discounts

€15 discount when you enrol online, or 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 50% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.

Enrolment

Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Spring 2018 will take place at on Monday 15th January 2018 from 7 to 8pm at the Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

More Information

Extra Costs

    QQI Certification Fee (€20 per module) is not included in tuition cost.

See full Terms & Conditions.

Psychology

Silhouette - HFF! by Susanne Nilsson @Flickr
Silhouette – HFF! by Susanne Nilsson @Flickr

 

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to link an introductory understanding of psychological perspectives with practical therapeutic applications and the development of psychology as a discipline.

Night: Wednesday
Times: 07:12 to 07:12
Duration: 12 Weeks
Starting: Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Cost: €250.00 (€15 off online)

Award

QQI 5N0754 Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the main features, characteristics, core principles and concepts of two of the major psychological perspectives.
  • Identify the main therapies, interventions, practical and ethical boundaries of each psychological perspective within care and other settings.
  • Explain how each perspective contributes to an understanding of individual and group behaviour.
  • Gain an understanding of the research methods and ethical issues involved in the study of psychology.
  • Apply theory and research to work practice with due regards for ethics.
  • Examine the nature of attitudes and beliefs.
  • Apply skills/knowledge to typical work-based problems.

Discounts

€15 discount when you enrol online, or 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 50% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.

Enrolment

Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Spring 2018 will take place at on Monday 15th January 2018 from 7 to 8pm at the Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

More Information

Extra Costs

    QQI Certification Fee (€20 per module) is not included in tuition cost.

See full Terms & Conditions.

Safety & Health at Work QQI Level 5

Health and Safety | Multi board signs by observista @Flickr
Health and Safety | Multi board signs by observista @Flickr

 

This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to promote and maintain safety and health in a work environment.

Night: Tuesday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Cost: €220.00 (€15 off online)

Award

QQI 5N1794 Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • To create an awareness of safety and health issues in the workplace.
  • To familiarise the learner with the responsibilities and duties of the employer and employee with regard to health and safety.
  • To develop skills in identifying hazards and carry out risk assessments.
  • To familiarise the learner with the relevant national legislation and statutory bodies.

Discounts

€15 discount when you enrol online, or 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 50% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.

Enrolment

Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Spring 2018 will take place at on Monday 15th January 2018 from 7 to 8pm at the Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

More Information

Extra Costs

    QQI Certification Fee (€20 per module) is not included in tuition cost.

See full Terms & Conditions.

Work Experience & Communications QQI Level 5

Difficult meeting by Simon Blackley @Flickr
Difficult meeting by Simon Blackley @Flickr

 

This course contains two modules. Work Experience aims to provide a Learner with the personal knowledge, skills and capacity to participate in a suitable work placement under supervision for a limited time. Communications aims to facilitate the learner to acquire communication skills relevant to vocational and personal development.

Night: Monday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 12 Weeks
Starting: Monday, 29 January 2018

Cost: €280.00 (€15 off online)

Award

QQI 5N0690, 5N1356 Level 5

Learning Outcomes

    Work Experience:
  • To enable the learner to plan and prepare for successful participation in a relevant work placement.
  • To facilitate the learner to explore their personal profile, and match it to appropriate work placement.
  • To facilitate the learner to develop an understanding of the world of work and employment, Including the rights and responsibilities of both employer and employee.
  • To assist the learner to develop the academic and vocational language, literacy and numeracy skills related to Work Experience through the medium of the indicative content.
  • To enable the learner to evaluate their work placement experience including managing feedback from their supervisor in order to inform future career choices /plan.

    Communications:

  • To facilitate the learner to acquire communications skills relevant to vocational, personal and interpersonal development.
  • To assist the learner to explore the use of modern information and communications technology (ICT), in personal and vocational life.
  • To enable the learner to develop an awareness of the essential role played by communications and relevant legislation in human interaction.

Discounts

€15 discount when you enrol online, or 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 50% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.

Enrolment

Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Spring 2018 will take place at on Monday 15th January 2018 from 7 to 8pm at the Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

More Information

Extra Costs

    QQI Certification Fee (€20 per module) is not included in tuition cost.

See full Terms & Conditions.

Understanding Mental Health QQI Level 5

Mental health and relaxation by Matt Cornock @Flickr
Mental health and relaxation by Matt Cornock @Flickr

 

New for Spring 2018. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a mental healthcare setting promoting understanding and good practice in providing services to individuals living with the challenges of mental health.

Night: Wednesday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 12 Weeks
Starting: Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Cost: €250.00 (€15 off online)

Award

QQI 5N3772 Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • To enable the learner to understand the concepts of mental health, positive mental health and mental ill-health issues.
  • To enable the learner to be familiar with the Irish mental health system.
  • To facilitate the learner in understanding how living with mental health issues impacts on people’ lives, families and significant others.
  • To enable the learner to meet the needs of a person living with a mental illness.
  • To enable the learner to understand the challenges of living with a mental illness.

Discounts

€15 discount when you enrol online, or 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 50% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.

Enrolment

Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Spring 2018 will take place at on Monday 15th January 2018 from 7 to 8pm at the Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

More Information

Extra Costs

    QQI Certification Fee (€20 per module) is not included in tuition cost.

See full Terms & Conditions.