Care Provision and Practice (5N2705)

Care Provision and Practice (5N2705) QQI Level 5 

This course is suitable for those interested in or already working in community care, healthcare support, education and training, or youth work. It will help you to understand the roles and responsibilities of care workers, the needs of groups requiring care and the interpersonal qualities needed to work in a range of care environments.


Course Content:

  • Specific groups in need of care in the community to include children, adolescents, adults, older people, those with special needs
  • Care in the community needs of these specific groups to include their physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs
  • Role of a care worker with a range of different client groups to include specialists working in statutory and voluntary care provision
  • Caring qualities necessary for working with different client groups
  • Skills involved in total patient care
  • Caring qualities when working with people in care situations to include recognition of their requirements for privacy, independence, dignity and positive self-image


Tutor: Margaret O'Connor  

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Assessment: Assignment 60%, Skills Demonstration 40%

Accreditation: QQI Care Provision and Practice (5N2705) Level 5

Autumn-Winter term, Wednesday nights x 12 & two Saturdays. 7-10pm.

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