Ageing And Disability

It is important for support workers to understand the ageing process and the impact that this has on the people they support. This course develops the knowledge to understand how the ageing process affects people with particular disabilities. The risk factors relevant to ageing clients are discussed along with the changing support needs of ageing clients. Participants will learn how to implement simple health promotion strategies as well as how to improve access to various health services for the ageing client with a disability.

Some of the topics include:

• The nature of disability

• Characteristics of physical and intellectual disability and associated conditions

• How the ageing process affects people with a disability

• Early identification of risk factors related to age and disability

• Dementia and depression

• Assessment and prevention strategies to reduce risk of pressure ulcers

• Diabetes and the importance of a healthy diet

• Constipation and its management

• How to access health services

Duration: 8 hours

About Premium Health

Ageing And Disability

We don’t compromise on quality, that’s why all our trainers are Paramedics or Nurses

Training over 50,000 people from a variety of industries every year

National corporate training
provider servicing every State and
Territory

Organisations such as Bunnings and the City of Melbourne trust us with
their first aid and health care training

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Ageing And Disability

Individuals

Join a public course, Australia-wide.

Workplaces

Training can be at your workplace, at our public venues or a venue of your choice.

Groups

For 10 or more people, Australia-wide. Find out more here.

Case Studies

We Don’t Compromise On Our Training

Earlier this year I performed CPR on my husband. I could not believe how quickly I remembered the timing and because I felt so confident I did not panic.


– Premium Health First Aid Course Participant

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“I have completed a number of courses with Premium Health
and I am always extremely satisfied.”

– Suzanne Richards, Viva Energy Australia (Shell)

Our Belief

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The health and safety of all Australians is too important to compromise.

Locations

Ageing And Disability

Premium Health conducts scheduled courses at over 30 venues Australia-wide

For corporate onsite bookings at your workplace Australia wide contact us

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Ageing And Disability

Premium Health doesn’t offer this course for public enrolments but it is offered onsite at your workplace or venue. Find out more here
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a USI?

The Unique Student Identifier or USI is a reference number made up of 10 numbers and letters that:

  • creates a secure online record of your recognised training and qualifications gained in Australia, even from different training organisations
  • will give you access to your training records and transcripts (available in mid 2016)
  • can be accessed online, anytime and anywhere
Do I need a USI?

The Student Identifiers Act in 2014 requires that all students enrolled in nationally recognised training provide their Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with their USI. This is applicable to all HLT and VIC units.

How long is my course valid?

Provide First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis are valid for 3 years. It is recommended by the ARC that Provide CPR is updated annually

Where are your venues?

Premium Health offers public first aid training in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. See here.

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