HomeCare Learning Modules

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.

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Care of the elderly
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Common Diseases of the Elderly
Diabetes, hypertension, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, rheumatism, osteoporosis and more
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First aid and simple medical procedures
How to monitor the vital signs of the elderly and deal with sudden health deterioration
 
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Personal hygiene
Rules and specifics of the personal hygiene procedures when caring for the elderly
 
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Nutrition for the elderly
Adequate nutrition is one of the key factors in maintaining the health and well-being of older people
 
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Care and hygiene
The basic principles of personal hygiene of the elderly and their surroundings, at the time of increased risk of virus infection
 
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First Aid for the Elderly in Emergency
Dealing with a sudden health deteriorations of an elderly person caused by various factors
 
Emotional intelligence
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Emotional Intelligence in Caring for the Elderly
Meet the needs of the elderly and provide the best possible attention and care
 
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Coping with Caregiver’s Stress
Guidelines, tips and strategies for recognising and preventing Caregiver Stress Syndrome (CSS) 

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Burnout, Depression and Social Exclusion of the Caregiver
Recognise and understanding burnout and depression. Ways and methods of counteracting.
 
Resources

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Video Resources, Downloads, Further Reading
Self-learning educational resources and downloads

 

Not sure which thematic modules of the platform to choose?
Please complete the short Self-Evaluation to verify your knowledge and skills. After finishing you will receive suggestions which modules from Home Care resources on the platform are recommended to improve your competence.