Caregiver Course | Centurion | 27 September to 3 October to (7 x consecutive days)
Are you interested in a career as a Caregiver? Knowing that you are making a difference to someone’s life is the reward for being a good Caregiver. Our course is a very comprehensive course and you will be taught how to look after these types of patients and individuals needing care; babies, the elderly; alzheimer/dimentia patients, the terminally ill, paralysed patients, stroke patients and so much more. The course runs once a week (a full day), for 9x consecutive weeks. Each participant receives a full scrubs uniform with their name embroidered on the scrubs top.
CPR and First Aid: The CPR and First Aid module is certified and endorsed by the Resuscitation Council of South Africa and the American Heart Association.
Babies: From general care to sleep and milestones and stimulation.
Elderly: Frail care from bathing to signs and symptoms of various illnesses such as high blood pressure; dehydration; diabetic care; food hygiene; medications; companionship etc.
Post-Surgical: Patients discharged from hospital- mobilisation; wound care; signs and symptoms of infection etc.
Terminal patients: Providing a safe caring environment; respectful attentiveness for patient and family in a comfortable and pain free environment.
Paralysed patients: (Quadriplegics and Paraplegics); Pressure part care; bathing; feeding; stimulation and passive exercise; transport of patients in wheelchairs and with assisted equipment.
Stroke and other patients with various illnesses and diseases.
Certified and endorsed by the Resuscitation Council of South Africa and the American Heart Association.
Each participant will receive a Survival CPR manual per module containing all the course information and a Survival CPR carer course certificate upon completion of all 9 modules and 168 practical hours.
Each participant must attend all 9 modules to be certified, as well as complete 168 practical hours in a frail care facility. This will be arranged by Survival CPR. We do not offer job placement though.