FREE Open Learning Care Courses

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For a limited time only, Dumfries and Galloway College are offering a selection of health and social studies, mental health courses for FREE!

With support from an Open Learning tutor, you'll be able to study them at your own leisure to gain qualifications and help boost your care awareness skills in the workplace or feel better prepared for situations in your personal life.

Enroll by 31st October 2021 to take advantage of this offer and receive your learning for FREE. Places are on a first-come-first-serve basis so make sure you apply today.

Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines

Designed for learners aged 18 or over wishing develop their knowledge of the safe handling of medicines. It is ideal for those who are already employed in a health and social care context, who wish to study the programme as part of their own continuous professional development.

Involves 120 hours of personal learning. Commonly studied over 20 weeks.

 

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Medicine
Awareness of Dementia

Awareness of Dementia

This course is designed for anyone who wishes to improve their knowledge and understanding of the condition and of how to apply the principles of ‘person-centred dementia care’.

Involves 72 hours of personal learning. Commonly studied over 12 weeks.

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Understanding End of Life Care

The course will be ideal for health and social care workers who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of end of life care and palliative care.

Involves 135 hours of personal learning. Commonly studied over 24 weeks.

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Understanding End of Life Care
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Mental Health Awareness

This course will provide learners with comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the various forms of mental distress, including stress, anxiety, phobias, depression, dementia and schizophrenia among others.

Involves 130 hours of personal learning. Commonly studied over 22 weeks.

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Enroll by 31st October 2021 to take advantage of this offer and receive your learning for FREE. Places are on a first-come-first-serve basis so make sure you apply today.