Target group: unemployed men and women entitled to an education voucher.
Requirements: interest in dealing with people in need of nursing care, good social skills, capacity for empathy.
Objectives: Acquiring qualifications for the care of elderly patients with dementia.
Aims: In this course you will acquire recognized qualifications and specialized skills for the assistance and care of patients with dementia. This qualifies you to work as a care-giver in nursing homes or similar social institutions. Our course will prepare you for a wide range of situations and responsibilities. Life expectancy is continuously increasing in our society, and there is a growing need for nursing care practitioners who specialize in dealing with patients incapacitated by dementia.
Section 1: Communication and legal basics (160 lesson units)
- discussion skills
- conflict management
- biography work
- legal basics
- nursing care insurance
- the Patient Decree
- guardianship laws
- the elderly
- the ageing process
- the psychiatry of old age
- grief and depression
Section 2: Anatomy and Etiology (160 lesson units)
- human anatomy
- geriatrics and care for the elderly
- physical diseases of the elderly
- types and degrees of dementia
- caring for patients with dementia
Section 3: Help in every-day tasks, leisure activities, and professional situations (160 lesson units)
- animating the patient and structuring every-day life
- personal hygiene
- age appropriate nutrition, professional situations and networks
- preparation and follow up work
Section 4: internship at a nursing care facility (160 lesson units)
- application and practice
Our experienced staff is available to answer any questions you might have.