Common Conditions in Older Adults

Common Conditions in Older Adults

An ideal introductory course for new care and support staff in residential and domicilary settings.

Course Length. 1 day


There are a number of conditions that become more prevalent as a person ages. This full day course gives an overview of many common conditions, their signs and symptoms. It is an ideal introduction to care staff who are new to working in care and support services.

Course Contents

Epilepsy – causes, types and treatment of seizures
Asthma and COPD awareness
Diabetes and blood glucose monitoring
Heart disease causes, side effects and treatments
Arthritis awareness and care
Visual impairments in older adults
Parkinsons’ disease awareness and care
Falls prevention

Course Outcomes

Successful completion of this training course will result in the award of a CPD accredited certificate covering all aspects of the above course contents.

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