Activities of Living Patient Care
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Activities of Living Patient Care Course Online

Chevron Training is now offering a certified Online QQI Level 5 Activities of Living Patient Care course. This online course, which will lead to Activities of Living Patient Care QQI Award (Component) Level 5 – further education and training will provide you with the knowledge, skills and competence to coordinate activities in a variety of healthcare settings. This course is aimed at learners who wish to fulfil the role of Activities Coordinator.

The QQI Level 5 Activities of Living Patient Care course is delivered by a subject matter expert who is vastly experienced in the healthcare domain and in the delivery of training courses in this subject area.

Course Objectives

The purpose of the QQI Level 5 Healthcare course is to equip you with the knowledge, skills and competence to provide holistic care for older people in a variety of care settings working under the direction and supervision of nursing and/or midwifery staff.

Assessment Structure

  • Project 40%
  • Skills Demonstration 60%

Course Syllabus

  • Discuss a range of work practices in the provision of individualised holistic care for clients to include knowledge of the factors influencing the activities of living
  • Analyse the activities of living to include the five main concepts of the model of living and the role of a healthcare assistant in utilising the activities of living
  • Summarise the principles of maintaining a safe and hygienic environment to include knowledge of infection, accident, fire and problems with sensory deprivation
  • Implement a range of tasks carried out when caring for a patient in a safe environment to include effective communication skills
  • Employ the skills of a healthcare assistant in providing care for patients to include an awareness of the importance of nutrition, elimination, fluid balance, weight reporting and correct technique for catheter bag use
  • Practise skills involved in pressure area care, personal hygiene, foot care, patient temperature, mobilisation and urinalysis
  • Demonstrate competence in a range of care techniques to include observations, manual and electronic counting, recording and reporting of pulse rate, breathing habit and blood pressure
  • Work independently and as part of a healthcare team to respond appropriately to the needs of a client in a care setting.
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