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Course Title: Course Details:
Dignity, Respect and Equality

Content:

 

  • Examine person-centred, strengths-based approach to care

  • Discuss the importance of ensuring good oral hygiene

  • Discuss the importance of shaving and grooming in the maintenance of self-esteem

  • Discuss the importance of hair and nail care in the expression of sexuality

  • Discuss how to enable the client to dress and undress in a dignified way

  • Discuss how to assist an individual to use the toilet and provide continence care

  • Describe skin care and its importance in comfort, hygiene and the expression of sexuality

  • Outline how to meet the nutritional needs of individuals as a social and personal activity

  • Describe the importance of meeting personal hygiene needs and carrying out intimate care in a dignified way

  • Outline the use of the Roper Logan and Tierney Activities of Living model

  • Explain the carers role in carrying out the advocacy for individuals

  • Describe the importance of co-ordinating and consulting with other health and social care professionals

  • Describe how to ensure involvement of family and friends up to and during death and dying

  • Explain how to use an individual’s life history and review to tailor care appropriately

  • Outline the importance of maintaining social contact with relatives and friends

  • Describe how to treat people as individuals, ensuring respect and appropriate forms of address

  • Identify how to overcome any difficulties where facilities are shared

 

Equality and Inclusion

 

  • Describe what is meant by the term diversity as it applies to care giving
  • Describe how discrimination may occur either deliberately or accidentally
  • Describe what is meant by the term inclusion as it applies to reducing discrimination
  • Describe what is meant by the term equality as it applies to reducing discrimination
  • Outline the carers role in supporting an individual to avoid discrimination

  • Outline the carers role in supporting an individual to avoid inequality
  • Outline the carers role in supporting an individual to promote their rights

  • Describe how reflection on own practice can be used to challenge discrimination

  • Identify the sources of information to enable them to promote equality, diversity and inclusion

 

Who is the course aimed at?

 

This course is aimed at all care staff both as initial learning and a refresher.

 

Cost and Duration:

 

3 Hours £25.00 Per person or £210.00 per course

 
 
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