Academy
Foundations of Senior Caregiving

This programme is designed for the individual who is interested in full time employment as a healthcare assistant, who displays kindness, compassion, and care for the seniors. This programme is also jointly awarded by UTAR (Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman) and Care Concierge Academy.


Course Outlines

LEVEL 1

Fundamentals of Caregiving

Certification By:

  • Introduction to Caregiving
  • Basic Safety and Health Precautions of Caregiver
  • Vital Signs - Health Assessment
  • Promoting Basic Mobility Needs
  • Promoting Hygienic Needs
  • Dietary Needs
  • Risks and Safety Management

LEVEL 2

Specialised Senior Care

Certification By:

  • Basic Medication Knowledge
  • Basic Wound Dressing - First Aid Treatment
  • Intake & Output Management
  • Respiratory Care
  • Suctioning
  • Common Elderly Illnesses / Diseases
  • Palliative Care

Who should attend

Individuals interested in working as a caregiver for seniors.

Course Structure

3 months
- 2 weeks of theory classes & practicals
- 10 weeks of hands-on practice in residential homes
- Written exam & OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination)

Foundations of Senior Caregiving

Duration : 3 Months

Fees : RM6000

Upon successful completion of the course, the learners should be able to do the following for the seniors under their care:

  1. Apply appropriate conduct and communication skills
  2. Apply safety precautions 
  3. Perform simple health assessments
  4. Provide physical comforts safely
  5. Provide hygiene care safely

Entry Requirements

Open to individuals interested in becoming a caregiver for seniors, with minimum SPM qualifications

Duration

3 Months

Fees

RM6000

Venue

The Mansion Ritchie, Ampang