Course Overview
Three short e-learning sessions designed to give essential knowledge in care.
Target Staff Group
Frontline staff from domciliary, community, residential and nursing homes.
Course Prerequisites
  • Explain why elderly people are particularly vulnerable to malnutrition and dehydration
  • Identify some common symptoms of malnutrition and dehydration
  • Describe how to reduce the risk of malnutrition and dehydration amongst the elderly
  • Describe how an indwelling urinary catheter works
  • Describe the principles of replacing a catheter bag
  • Identify some of the complications associated with urinary catheterisation
  • Describe how to care for people with incontinence
  • Explain why infection prevention and control is important
  • Describe the principles of effective hand hygiene
  • Identify those patient groups at greatest risk
  • Describe how to refer any concerns over poor practice
Delivery Method
E-learning via ESR
Refresher Period
Self paced e-learning
How to Book
Enrol via ESR