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Basic Care Course Information: Average time: 24 hours learning time to complete, spread over a period of 2 months. Overview: This comprehensive course is aimed at Health Care Assistants and those new to the practice of caring, in both nursing and care situations. It is also designed to give health care assistants and those new to the practice an understanding of caring for people on a physical and mental level and to help these persons meet the national minimum standards as required by the Care Standards Act 2000. This course can also be used as a refresher for more experienced staff. Subjects Covered: Introduction to Care Health and Illness Maintaining Safe Physical and Psychological Environments Personal Safety and the Implementation of Policies and Procedures Communicating with Others Breathing Eating & Drinking Eliminating Personal Cleansing and Dressing Controlling Body Temperature Mobilising Sleeping Wounds and Dressings Religious Needs Social Activity Expressing sexuality Dying Policies and procedures

Basic Care Course Information: Average time: 24 hours learning time to complete, spread over a period of 2 months. Overview: This comprehensive course is aimed at Health Care Assistants and those new to the practice of caring, in both nursing and care situations. It is also designed to give health care assistants and those new to the practice an understanding of caring for people on a physical...

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