About the course
The online Caring and Support for the Elderly Course will discuss the importance of working with the elderly, and more importantly, supporting them through their difficulties. This course will provide a great insight into the importance of elderly care teams and how to best work with and support those experiencing difficulties that comes with getting older.
The Caring and Support for the Elderly Course is split into the following modules:
- Introduction to Elderly Care & Ageism
- Sociological attitudes and stereotypes
- Understanding ageing
- The ageing population and care in the community
- Challenges of an ageing society
- Health care for the elderly
- The changing needs and developments
- Final Assessment
To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Caring and Support for the Elderly Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.
Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
On successful completion of this Caring and Support for the Elderly Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.
This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.
This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Caring and Support for the Elderly Course.
The online Caring and Support for the Elderly Course requires 90 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.
Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.
When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.
As part of the Caring and Support for the Elderly Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.