This course focuses on planning and providing Person Centred care to clients, including those of a palliative care nature. It is important not to lose sight of the holistic nature of the services and as you have learnt through the introductory section on palliative care, there are many signs and symptoms and areas of care to consider, and it is easy to forget to look at the whole picture of the client’s needs and challenges.
This course aims to ensure that you will be able to respond appropriately to clients that have a range of issues outside and in addition to the area of immediate focus, expertise or interests of the worker and their organisation. This course has been designed specifically for Assistants in Nursing (AIN’s, also known as; Personal Care Attendants PCA’s), so you will find the information relevant to you and your employer’s specific needs.
- To Establishing an interpersonal relationship with the client
- Identifying the range of issues impacting on the client and assess client needs
- Analysing and assessing information to determine appropriate course of action to be followed
- Referring clients to other services to provide coordinated support
Most commonly, people take around 4 hours to complete this course. There are short quizzes throughout the course that are there to check that you have retained the main points of the course. Don’t worry; you can attempt them as many times as needed, until you get it right.