This course has been designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to work in the aged care sector and to provide assistance and support to the elderly. It focuses on the development of skills to identify and address the specific needs of clients while supporting their independence and wellbeing.
Students learn the basics of working with the elderly, including the principles and practices informing a client-centred approach to service delivery. They also learn the legal and ethical frameworks guiding the sector and apply their skills to work with a range of clients with diverse needs.
This course is delivered by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre (RTO 40064) at Thebarton Senior College.