Project Description

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a care setting.

It aims to promote good practice and respect for diversity in lifestyle, religion and culture in care work.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss the roles, responsibilities and entitlements of a care worker
  • Examine the role of a care worker within the multidisciplinary healthcare team
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and provide enhanced quality care
  • Apply knowledge gained to plan and meet the needs of the individual client
  • Explore the need for personal planning and growth
  • Plan strategies to improve own personal development
  • Reflect on personal effectiveness as a care worker to include own strengths and weaknesses
  • Reflect on relationships with clients, relatives and multidisciplinary team members and interpersonal issues that arise in care work.

Preferred Entry Level:  Relevant work/life experiences, QQI level 4 equivalent or Leaving Certificate.

Preferred Entry Level:  Relevant work/life experiences, QQI level 4 equivalent or Leaving Certificate.

Garda Vetting is required for this course.

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