On completion of the course delegates will:
- Be aware of the common medical conditions affecting the elderly
- Be able to recognise early symptoms and give appropriate care
- Be able to report changes in client health to senior staff
- Understand the reasons for client actions related to medical conditions
The training provides some medical knowledge of the conditions covered but concentrates on early signs of the conditions and how the symptoms can affect the client, carer and relatives.
In-house courses are available for groups of up to 20 candidates.