Nursing Home Course Library

COURSE LIBRARY FOR NURSING HOMES IN IRELAND

Restrictive Practices and Restraints

Restrictive practices and the use of restraints can impact a person’s human rights and quality of life, safety and dignity. In this course we explore how to minimise the use of restrictive practices and restraints.

Infection Control: An Overview

Discover how infectious agents spread and identify simple precautions that can be taken to reduce the risk of infection

Wound Care: Skin Tears

Explore why older people are at more risk of skin tears and how to reduce this risk. Learn how to assess and dress a skin tear and how to provide follow-up care.

Communication: Supporting Individuals

Effective communication is essential to ensure safe, quality care. This course identifies the potential barriers to communication and explores strategies that can promote positive communication with those you support, based on their individual needs.

Safeguarding: Adults at Risk

Due to circumstances certain adults are considered at increased risk from abuse. By completing this course, you will develop greater awareness of common types of abuse and understand the role that staff play in managing the risk.

Dementia: An Introduction

Describe common forms of dementia and the symptoms that a person may display. Acknowledge the unique needs of each person with dementia in order to deliver effective care.

Falls: Balancing Risk

Falls are one of the major causes of injury amongst older people and can have devastating consequences. We explore ways of minimising the risk of falls while promoting independence.

Fire Safety: A Practical Approach

This course demonstrates how to reduce risk, deal with fires if appropriate and support an effective evacuation process.

H&S: Supporting People to Move

Safe manual handling protects both the person being supported and the staff. This course explores various manual handling manoeuvres that are seen in a care and support setting.

Dysphagia: Awareness and Support of Swallowing Difficulties

Describe how Dysphagia may affect a person and explore appropriate care strategies. Update includes information on the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI).

Hydration & Nutrition: Managing Weight to Promote Health

Recognise the importance of good hydration and nutrition and the role of weight management in maintaining health. Describe strategies for managing unexpected weight loss.

FOR A COMPLETE NURSING HOME COURSE LIBRARY SPECIFIC TO NURSES YOU RECEIVE ALL OF THE ABOVE PLUS THESE 2 ADDITIONAL COURSES.

Medication Management: Polypharmacy

Tissue Viability: Pressure Injuries

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