Care of the older Person QQI Level 5 Tuesday

Course Name QQI Care of the Older Person

Award QQI Care of the Older Person 5N2706

Course Overview

This programme is suitable for individuals who are caring for an older person, working with older people or seeking a change in career. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings.

Course Content

  • The Ageing Process and its impact on an Older Person
  • Working and communicating with the Older Person
  • Caring for the Older Person with Specific Needs
  • The Importance of Quality Assured Care Settings for the Older Person


  • Project 40%
  • Skills Demonstration 60%

Entry Requirements (If Relevant, Garda Vetting Info etc )

This module is suitable for those students who are in a healthcare or community care work setting or have relevant experience in caring for an older person. In order to gain work experience in this area, students must achieve Garda Vetting.

Tutor Biography

Eleanor has been tutoring at GTI since 2012.

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