6-Hours Training Course on Extended Elderly Care for Domestic Helpers (DH)

Objectives

To provide training to elderly carers working at home and to maximize the employment opportunities of domestic helpers

Charges

Individual Application : HK$ 500 per candidate

Course Content

  1. Introduction to basic nursing care for elderly:

    Daily obersvations on:

    • TPR/BP
    • Oedema
    • Dehydration
    • Constipation
       

    Basic nursing skills:

    • on promoting comfort
    • on using bed-pan, using urinal
    • on walking frames/ crutches/ wheelchairs
    • on positioning to prevent pressure sores
    • on good circulation of extremities
    • for tub bath
    • for bed bath
       
  2. Practical sessions on:
    • Putting and removing clothing for bed--ridden elderly
    • Changing positions on bed
    • Moving from bed to chair
    • Moving from chair to bed
    • Feeding the elderly patient
       
  3. Introduction to common elderly diseases and related warning signs and management of:
    • Diabetes Mellitus
    • Heart attack
    • Stroke
    • Paralysis

Course Duration

6 hours

Medium of Instruction

English

Certificate

Certificate of Attendance will be awarded

*Remarks:
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice
  • Class will be cancelled if the Black Rainstorm Warning/Typhoon Signed No.8 or above is hoisted, and class will be resumed when the signal is lowered 2 hours before class commencement
  • Enquiry: 2530 8027-28