Robin Trust’s Homebased Care Course

Robin Trust offers an excellent homebased care course for individuals interested in becoming carers. The course includes four weeks of theoretical training and 10 weeks of practical training at our sub-acute facility in Pinelands and other relevant facilities provided by Robin Trust.

Our practical training includes five weeks of 12-hour day duty shifts and five weeks of 12-hour night duty shifts.

Our training

At the end of the course, each carer will be equipped with knowledge and practical skills to care for the frail, elderly, ill and clients with debilitating diseases. Only candidates meeting the standard of quality required, receive their qualification as a carer. Weekly or bi-weekly communication with clients, families and other health care providers are encouraged to keep loved ones updated. Carers have an open line of communication with the support staff in the office.

Why pursue a career in care giving?

A care giving qualification will provide employment opportunities locally and internationally at hospitals, old age and retirement homes, home care agencies and other health care institutions. A qualified care giver may also elect to work as a private carer locally and abroad. Weekly or bi-weekly communication with clients, families and other health care providers are encouraged to keep loved ones updated. Carers have an open line of communication with the support staff in the office.

Course Content

Our homebased care course includes the following:

• Elementary anatomy, physiology, human development and the ageing process
• Disease conditions and disabilities common to specific communities
• Management of a client’s conditions and treatment
• Assisting with activities of daily living
• Identification and assisting with the referral process for a client or family member
• Palliative Care
• Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
• Dealing with the process of dying and death
• Nutritional needs
• Life skills
• Occupational health and safety

How to apply for our homebased care giving course?

Complete our form here: