1. Care Giver Course

Training Fees:

Upfront Payment:

R 6,500.00

*Payment Plan:

R 6,800.00

*R 2,500.00 deposit on registration
*R 2,150.00 after week 2
*R 2,150.00 after week 5

Venue:

Life Health Care Learning Centre

91 Leader Rd

Robertville

Roodepoort

Duration:

The training course is conducted over nine consecutive Saturdays. This is followed by a 3 week practical on weekends, at a care facility (Hospital, Old Age Home and Orphanage). Training starts at 8:30 am until 3:30 pm each Saturday.

Trainer:

Training is conducted by a professional registered nurse, with 40 years experience across a wide spectrum of specialities, which include Neonates, Labour ward, Neuro Medical, Neuro Surgical, Theatre, Pediatrics, ICU & Highcare and Midwife.

Certification:

Trainees will receive a certificate after completing the course as well as a written and practical exam. A 3 week practical work assignment will follow at a care facility, after the training. During the practical, assessments will be carried out by a staff nurse. The practical work is deemed community service, and therefore no salary will be paid for this.

Course Dates:

Johannesburg:

Centurion (Pretoria):

Cape Town:

Course Content:

The training course is very comprehensive and various areas of care giving will be covered. Just some of the content includes (but is not limited to) the following:

Baby:

General caring, sleep routines and milestones.

Elderly:

Frail-care including bathing. Diagnosing symptoms such as high blood pressure, fever, dehydration. Diabetic care, food hygiene, administering medication and companionship.

Post Surgical:

Caring for patients that have been discharged from hospital. Mobilisation, wound care, signs and symptoms of infection.

Terminal Patients:

Providing a safe and caring environment. Respect and attentive to patient and family’s needs. Ensuring patient is comfortable and pain free.

Paralysis (Quadriplegic and Paraplegic):

Pressure part care. Bathing, feeding, stimulation and passive exercise. Transport of patient, wheelchair use or other devices to assist movement.

Patients with a Dreaded Disease:

This includes caring for patients who suffered a stroke or heart attack or suffers from Alzheimer’s, Dementia etc.