Educational resources to develop competencies and skills on caring for an elderly person at home.
HomeCare platform is dedicated to people who are not professional medical caregivers but play the role of the so-called a family caregiver (or an Informal Caregiver) of an elderly person who, due to age or illness, has limited possibilities in daily independent functioning.
Care of the elderly
Common Diseases of the ElderlyDiabetes, hypertension, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, rheumatism, osteoporosis and more
First aid and simple medical proceduresHow to monitor the vital signs of the elderly and deal with sudden health deterioration
Personal hygieneRules and specifics of the personal hygiene procedures when caring for the elderly
Nutrition for the elderlyAdequate nutrition is one of the key factors in maintaining the health and well-being of older people
Care and hygieneThe basic principles of personal hygiene of the elderly and their surroundings, at the time of increased risk of virus infection
First Aid for the Elderly in EmergencyDealing with a sudden health deteriorations of an elderly person caused by various factors
Emotional Intelligence in Caring for the ElderlyMeet the needs of the elderly and provide the best possible attention and care
Coping with Caregiver’s StressGuidelines, tips and strategies for recognising and preventing Caregiver Stress Syndrome (CSS)
Burnout, Depression and Social Exclusion of the CaregiverRecognise and understanding burnout and depression. Ways and methods of counteracting.
Video Resources, Downloads, Further ReadingSelf-learning educational resources and downloads
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