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Community Worker Training Course

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5 STUDENTS

Community work involves helping individuals in the community who are marginalised, such as the elderly, to support them in daily activities and ensure their health and wellbeing. The Community Worker Training Course is designed to provide learners with an understanding of the role of a community worker, in particular, the community nurse.

Throughout this course, you will gain all the fundamental skills to provide care for those in their final stages of life who may be suffering from memory loss and age-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s. You will learn about the health and safety regulations for nursing in the UK, how old age affects mental health, common stereotypes of older people, and much more. By the end of the course, you will have all the required skills to fast track your career.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain a recognised qualification to fast track your career in community care work
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role and responsibilities of a community worker
  • Understand the health and safety regulations for nursing in the UK
  • Broaden your knowledge of age-related illnesses such as Alzheimer’s
  • Learn how to provide quality care for individuals in their final stages of life
  • Take steps towards becoming a qualified adult nurse and develop the skills to fast track your career
  • Familiarise with some common stereotypes that are associated with older people
  • Understand the factors that affect the health and wellbeing of older people
  • Have an awareness of the causes, effects and treatment of dementia 
  • Gain an understanding of how memory loss deteriorates with age

Who is This course for?

This course is designed for those who are looking to gain the relevant skills and knowledge to kickstart a career in community work. This course is also ideal for community care nurses who wish to update their existing skills. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis

Requirements

Our Community Worker Training Course is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Assessment and Certification 

Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.

After completing the course, you can order a certificate of achievement to display your achievement for as little as £3.99 for the PDF version and £7.99 for a paper version or £10 for both. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Career Path

On successful completion, learners will be able to demonstrate an excellent understanding of the kind of community work that is provided for the elderly and will be equipped with the necessary skills to fast track their career. Professions in this field include:

  • Adult Nurse
  • Community Nurse
  • Social Worker
  • Support Worker
  • Community Project Worker

Course Curriculum

Adult Nursing
Introduction to Adult Nursing 00:05:00
Communication in Nursing 00:15:00
Communication Theories in Nursing 00:30:00
Health and Safety in Nursing 01:00:00
Psychology of Older Age
What is ‘Developmental Psychology’? 00:06:00
What is ‘Gerontology’? 00:00:00
What we consider as ‘old age’ 00:09:00
What is ‘ageing’ and how it happens 00:09:00
Common stereotypes of older people 00:08:00
How stereotyping affects older people 00:08:00
Life stages and Theories 00:11:00
What do we look forward to in our older age? 00:06:00
Mental Health and Old Age
Memory-related issues 00:12:00
Learning disabilities 00:08:00
Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia 00:09:00
Chronic illness and Disabilities 00:08:00
Substance abuse (addictions) 00:06:00
Improving Health and Wellbeing
The effects of exercising 00:09:00
Is it worth eating ‘healthy’ in older age? 00:09:00
What else affects ‘health’ and ‘wellbeing’? 00:08:00
Caring for older people 00:06:00
Dementia Awareness
Awareness and Misunderstanding 00:30:00
Symptoms of Dementia 01:00:00
Prevention and Treatment 01:00:00
The Impact Of Stigma 01:00:00
Caring for Dementia Victims 02:00:00
Home Adaptations for People with Dementia 01:00:00

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