Home Health Care

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Improve healthcare in the comfort of your home

AH-accredited  by (ANCC+Us Home Care Agency)-Programmes:

1.Care Skills

The module covers: understanding client and resident care needs, communication skills, using equipment in a safe and correct manner, skills to assist a client / resident with activities of living and documentation of care.

Prior to any placements candidates must  have completed the following within the last 2 years:

  • Heart Saver CPR certificate
  • Patient Manual Handling
  • Police Vetting Communication


   This module is a vital part of your US Major Award and extends beyond vocational needs, recognising that the acquisition of communication skills  is essential  to personal, social  and professional  development and fulfilment.

This module is classroom based and uses different methods of assessment from role play, simulated situations and presentations, to group work and discussions.

3. Safety and Health at Work Certification

This module is designed to provide candidates with the skills and knowledge to promote and maintain safety and health in their working environment. Candidates will be able to apply the principles and procedures of safety and health through an understanding of hazard identification and the risk assessment process.

4.Work Experience Certification

This module is designed to meet the needs of candidate’s undertaking a wide range of Level 5 further education and training courses. Work experience is a planned experiential learning activity and it is an integral part of the education process. It involves candidates preparing and planning for work, working under direction in a specific vocational area, and reviewing and evaluating that work.

Effective Modules to be Selected(3):

1. Practical Homecare Skills Certification

2.Care of the Older Person Certification US

3.Palliative Care Approach Certification

 4.Infection Control  Certification

Other Training Programmes:

1.Patient Moving and Handling

2.Elder Abuse

3.Heartsaver CPR/AED (Irish Heart Foundation)

4.Non-violent Crisis Intervention.