Education program – nursing home assistant
(according to § 87b section 3 of the Social Security Code (SGB) XI relating
to the qualification and responsibilities of additional care personnel in
(financial support from the Agentur für Arbeit/Arge is possible with an education voucher)
unemployed men and women entitled to an education voucher.
interest in dealing with people in need of nursing care, good social skills,
capacity for empathy.
Acquiring qualifications for the care of elderly patients with dementia.
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)
nursing care insurance
the Patient Decree
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)
Our experienced staff is available to answer any questions you might have.