Course Code

Certificate in Community Care is an intensive 12-day programme that provides the aspiring community healthcare worker with a mix of cross-functional nursing and basic therapy skills and knowledge to operate the community health setting.

The curriculum comprises practical training and work-place learning at a healthcare setting for the transfer of learned skills and to validate learning at an actual workplace. The curriculum consists of 6 modules with 12 learning units that provides the fundamental knowledge and skills to perform basic functional skills to work in the community healthcare centres according to the organisational healthcare practices and safety guidelines.

Course Objectives

This course aims to equip participants with knowledge and practical skills to function as a basic healthcare support in the community centres to perform their job functions according to the organisational healthcare practices and safety guidelines.

Course Outline

  1. Recognise personal awareness on stress and compassion fatigue and discuss measures/practices to manage them in the workplace.
  2. Describe the demographic and the physiological changing in ageing process and its impact to healthcare industry from hospital to community
  3. Identify the common hazards/risks and perform infection control practices/measures towards a safe environment including fall preventions.
  4. Adopt safety precautions and fall preventions during mobility activities.
  5. Perform basic health assessment needs of patients/clients and employ person centric approach in performing basic health assessment, patient care of activities of daily living (ADL) and assist with nutritional needs
  6. Assist in the use of different types of walking aids correctly and rehabilitative/therapeutic exercises activities.

Who Should Attend:

Healthcare support staff, Therapy Assistant, Healthcare Assistant

Competency Mapping (CCSSF)

  • Monitor vital signs, height, weight
  • Perform oral feeding for client
  • Provide personal hygiene and grooming support
  • Perform skin care for clients
  • Perform continence care
  • Provide perineal and catheter care
  • Perform Wheelchair Handling
  • Assist in Mobility Training for Clients
  • Perform Hygiene Practices and Use of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Dispose General and Biohazard Waste
  • Identify and mitigate workplace hazards and risks
  • Apply emotional competence to manage self and support others

Additional Information:

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Training Hours
Topics include:
Basic care
Certification of completion
Face to Face

Certificate in Community Care (Basic)

By Marcus Er


$ 2160.00

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