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Domiciliary carers support vulnerable individuals who still reside in their own homes, yet need assistance with everyday activities such as bathing, feeding, and carrying out general household tasks. They also enhance lives through positive social interaction and help people to deal with overwhelming emotions such as depression, anger and guilt.  If you’re considering a career in domiciliary care, then the Domiciliary Carer course is for you.

In this introductory training course, you will learn about the principles and practices of domiciliary care, from providing first aid and enteral feeding procedures to your legal requirements. Throughout the course, you will develop your communication and interpersonal skills, helping you to build positive relationships and utilise a person-centred approach in a social care setting.

Highlights of  The Domiciliary Carer

  • Understand the principles and practices of domiciliary care work
  • Familiarise with the role and responsibilities of a Domiciliary Carer
  • Learn about the history of domiciliary care & the social care system for older people
  • Develop your interpersonal skills to build positive and trusting relationships
  • Know how to care for people with depression, guilt, anger & other difficult emotions
  • Get step-by-step professional training on first aid for care providers
  • Have a solid understanding of the legislative framework regarding domiciliary care
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of enteral feeding procedures and best practice

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Who is This Course for?

The Domiciliary Carer course is an introductory course suitable for aspiring Domiciliary Carers who are preparing for a career in social care. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis.

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Domiciliary Carer is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

An internationally-recognised Domiciliary Carer qualification will help learners to secure a job in social care, equipping them with the fundamental skills and knowledge to provide support to those who require assistance in their day-to-day lives. On completion, students will have a solid understanding of the principles and practices in domiciliary care, and how to apply the skills learned in this course in the real world.

Course Curriculum

Domiciliary Carer
Module 01: Introduction to Domiciliary Care 00:05:00
Module 02: The Evolution of Domiciliary Care 00:15:00
Module 03: Positive Relationships in Domiciliary Care 00:15:00
Module 04: Moods and Emotions 00:05:00
Module 05: First Aid 00:10:00
Module 06: The Management of Enteral Feeding in Domiciliary Care. 00:10:00
Module 07: Moving and Handling 00:10:00
Module 08: Autism Care for Children 00:05:00
Module 09: Domiciliary Care for People with Dementia 00:10:00
Module 10: Challenges Faced by Domiciliary Carer 00:15:00
Mock Final
Mock Exam – Domiciliary Carer 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Domiciliary Carer 00:20:00
  • 1 year
  • Number of Units10
  • Number of Quizzes2
  • 2 hours, 20 minutes

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