Geriatric Care addresses the complex needs of older people and emphasizes on maintaining functional independence. It requires an interdisciplinary approach in order to provide comprehensive care for older people with multiple needs. Older adults require a healthcare workforce with the expertise to meet their unique needs.
WHAT WE DO: NMT’s course on basic geriatric care provides training in complete care of the elderly and equips the person to manage health issues, psychological issues and provides hands on training in the age care facility run by the trust. The course has equal amount of theory and practical sessions.
Another important aspect of the course includes training in management of people with chronic conditions and debilitating medical ailments. At the end of the course, candidates should be equipped to provide bed-side assistance to a growing number of ailing aged and also be capable of generating employment opportunities for themselves through this mode of service.
TRAINING SERVICES OFFERED:
> Understanding the ageing process
> Basic nursing procedures – personal care
> Invasive procedure – catheterization and NG tube feeding