Caring for the Elderly (Level 2)

Key Facts
  • Starts All Year Round
  • Course Type Distance Learning
  • Duration 12 Weeks
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


This course is aimed primarily at those working with elderly people within the health and social care sector. The course will enable learners to develop effective communication skills, support individual rights and learn how to keep elderly people safe and healthy. Ultimately, learners will understand how to care for elderly people to the highest standard and the best of their ability.

What will I learn

This qualification covers: • Principles of Elderly Care in the UK • Maintaining Health and Well-being in Elderly Care • Common Health Issues Affecting Individuals in Elderly Care • Individual Rights in Elderly Care • Minimising Risk in Elderly Care • Communication within Elderly Care

How will I learn

Module textbooks are provided with all learning materials included for your directed study.

What's next

Upon completion of the course, students can apply for other distance learning programmes, use as APL for QCF qualifications where appropriate and use their newly acquired knowledge in practice.

You can study in the comfort of your own home
You can gain an accredited Level 2 qualification
All Level 2 courses are completely free; there is only a charge if you do not complete the course on time or if you withdraw
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