Health and Safety for Caregiving

Course Level 1: Introductory

Estimated Study Time: 1-2 hours

Gain the skills and knowledge necessary to keep both yourself and your clients safe while you perform your duties as a caregiver by studying the course Health and Safety for Caregiving. A client may suffer a serious fall, seizure or even a diabetic emergency and carers need to be able to deal with any emergencies that they encounter in a calm manner. This course will help you develop the skills necessary to deal with a range of medical and physical emergencies, allowing you to provide care to your client with greater peace of mind.

The course begins by introducing you to a variety of medical conditions that carers may encounter when working with clients. You will learn how to identify their symptoms, prevent their spread and, if necessary, treat them. You will then study the role that nutrition and hydration play in keeping your clients healthy. You will learn how to prepare healthy, nutritious meals for a wide range of diets including diabetic, celiac and lactose intolerant. You will also develop an ability to prevent foodborne illness by preparing meals in a safe environment.

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