Full program description

WSQ Provide Enhanced Personal Care For Clients

What's In It For Me

  • Learn how to assist client with hygiene activities
  • Learn how to assist client with elimination and perineal care activities
  • Be equipped with skills on how to assist client with feeding activities

Course Overview

This course has been specifically designed for learners without a background in the Community and Social Services (Client Services) Eldercare industry.

The course content and examples are designed to provide entry-level care workers with advanced skills for safe caring of elderly clients requiring enhanced hygiene, elimination, and perineal care needs, as well as feeding assistance for elderly clients both in the day-care centres and at the homes of the elderly clients. Learners will be guided through a practice-oriented and experiential learning process to become more aware and experience the true meaning of what it takes to:

  • Provide care to senior clients using the person-centred care approach.
  • Assist these senior clients meet their enhanced hygiene needs and to perform their Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) in a safe and comfortable manner. Such ADLs include hygiene activities like bathing and tooth-brushing, toileting, and feeding.

Who Should Attend

Entry-level care workers without a background in the Community and Social Services (Client Services) Eldercare industry.

Course Duration

Full Time Course

Training / Lecture Hours: 24 Hours

Assessment / Exam Hours: 2 Hours

Course Outline

Part 1 Assist client with hygiene activities

  • Carry out proper preparation before assisting senior client in hygiene activities
  • Explain clearly and communicate effectively to senior clients about the planned hygiene activities
  • Protect clients privacy and dignity and ensure person-centred care while carrying out the hygiene activities
  • Ensure senior clients safety and comfort after the hygiene activities
  • Dispose waste and reinstate work area in accordance with regulatory requirements and guidelines
  • Report hygiene activities and highlight any abnormalities observed in clients condition

Part 2 Assist client with elimination and perineal care activities

  • Carry out proper preparation before assisting senior client with elimination and perineal care activities including care of client with urine bag / stoma and diaper care
  • Explain clearly and communicate effectively to senior clients about the planned elimination and perineal care activities and be sensitive to their feelings about it.
  • Assist client into a comfortable position for elimination and perineal care activities
  • Protect clients privacy and dignity and ensure person-centred care while carrying out the elimination and perineal care activities
  • Assist client in cleansing relevant areas of the body in accordance with hygiene standards
  • Dispose waste and reinstate work area in accordance with regulatory requirements and guidelines
  • Record and report details of clients urine output, faecal irregularities and any other abnormalities

Part 3 Assist client with feeding activities

  • Carry out proper preparation before assisting senior client with feeding activities
  • Explain clearly and communicate effectively to senior clients about the planned feeding activities
  • Assist client into a comfortable position for feeding activities
  • Protect clients privacy and dignity and ensure person-centred care while carrying out the feeding activities
  • Dispose consumable items in accordance with established procedures and regulatory requirements and guidelines
  • Dispose waste and reinstate work area in accordance with regulatory requirements and guidelines
  • Report feeding activities and highlight any abnormalities observed in clients condition

Mode of Assessment

Mode of Assessment: Practical assessments and oral questioning

Training Methodology: Lectures, role plays

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Upon completion of the course, a Statement of Attainment (SOA) from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) will be issued.

Course Objectives

At the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Assist client with hygiene activities
  • Assist client with elimination and perineal care activities
  • Assist client with feeding activities

Pre-requisites

GCE 'N' Level English (Min. Grade C6)

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer : Trainee Ratio

1 : 20

Funding Information

Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Funding:

  Participants must attend at least 75% of the course, complete the exam with a pass or competent result.

 Online applications are not applicable for companies applying funding with Absentee Payroll.

  Workforce Training Support (WTS) funding only applies to trainee who is 35 years old and above with a monthly income of $2,000 and below.

For Company Registration:

  Customers who are applying funding for trainee(s), please submit Training Grant applications in SkillsConnect website before registration.

  Training Grant number is to be submitted together with the registrations.

 Payment for the course must be using company cheque or via GIRO.

  For more information on SDF Training Grant application, please click here

Course reference code in SkillsConnect:

  English: CRS-Q-0028076-CS

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP):

  NTUC members enjoy benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC Learninghub. 

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply. 

Price

Individual Pricing

w/o GST

w GST

Original Course Fee

S$450.00

S$481.50

SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old

S$90.00

S$121.50

SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old

S$45.00

S$76.50

WTS Funding (95%)

S$22.50

S$54.00

Corporate Pricing

Non-SME

w/o GST

w GST

Original Course Fee

S$450.00

S$481.50

After SDF Funding for non-SMEs Companies (50%)*

S$90.00

S$121.50

SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old

  S$45.00

  S$76.50

WTS Funding (95%)

S$22.50

S$54.00

SME

w/o GST

w GST

Original Course Fee

S$450.00

S$481.50

After Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies (90%)**

  S$45.00

S$76.50

WTS Funding (95%)

S$22.50

S$54.00

*Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $4.50 per hour.

** Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $7.50 per hour.

Note: SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR 

  SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY

Please note that prices are subject to changes.
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