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Professional Diploma in Health and Social Care

Albion College

Other Qualifications , Health And Social Care

Course Description

In the period of work placement, students can expect to earn about ?10,000 of which ?1,000 to ?2,000 will be spent on food and accommodation. Nursing assistants are responsible for assisting patientsclients with personal care fluid and nutrition mobility and elimination needs. In addition to meeting physical needs, care assistants also play an important role in meeting the emotional needs of patientsresidents. Care assistants employed in health care facilities are often the principal caregivers, having far more contact with patients than other members of the staff. They should be healthy, tactful, patient, understanding, dependable, and have a desire to help people. They should also be able to work as part of a team and have good communication skills. Nursing assistants may be employed in hospitals, in private duty, in assisted-living facilities, hospices, home health areas, or nursing homes. Generally there is a considerable shortage of applicants for nursing assistant posts in the UK. INTAKE DATES September, January, April, and July ASSESSMENT Assessment is based on internally and externally set assignments COURSE STRUCTURE Taught Modules Introduction to The British Health and Welfare System Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Introduction to Nursing Assisting Introduction to Nutrition PharmacologyAdministration of Medications Infection control and contamination Long Term Care InstitutionsLong Term Service- User Care Home Healthcare Functions and duties of health care givers personnel Elderly patient care Patient positioning and transport Patient Environment and Bed making Personal Care of the PatientService-User Special Care care of gastrointestinal system, urinary system and the nervous system PatientService User with Mental illness-care activities Measuring Vital Signs Health and safety Emergency Care Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) PatientsService-User and the death process AssessmentsCare plansObservation Record Employability skillsTeamwork Interpersonal skills 12-Month Work Placement 12onth Work Placemen

In the period of work placement, students can expect to earn about ?10,000 of which ?1,000 to ?2,000 will be spent on food and accommodation. Nursing assistants are responsible for assisting patientsclients with personal care fluid and nutrition mobility and elimination needs. In addition to meeting physical needs, care assistants also play an important role in meeting the emotional needs of...

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