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Activities of Living Patient Care

Lifelong Learning
Award Name Level 5 Component Award (Level 5 NFQ)
NFQ Classification Minor
Awarding Body QQI
NFQ Level Level 5 NFQ
Award Name NFQ Classification Awarding Body NFQ Level
Level 5 Component Award (Level 5 NFQ) Minor QQI Level 5 NFQ
Attendance Options:
Part time, Evening
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8 Sessions, Mondays & Tuesdays 7 - 9.30pm

Entry Requirements

Participants must be at least 16 years of age in order to enrol on an adult education course.

Further information

For details on evening courses next start dates/enrolment contact the college or check out their website on

€290. Payment Plan Option.

• Explore a range of work practices in the provision of individualised holistic care for clients to include knowledge of the factors influencing the activities of living.
• Analyse the activities of living to include the five main concepts of the model of living and the role of a healthcare assistant in utilising the activities of living.
• Practise skills involved in pressure area care, personal hygiene, foot care, patient temperature, mobilization and urinalysis.
• Demonstrate competence in a range of care techniques to include observations, manual and electronic counting, recording and reporting of pulse rate, breathing habit and blood pressure.
• Work independently and as part of a healthcare team to respond appropriately to the needs of a client in a care setting. This is a component of the Major Award Healthcare Support Code 5M4339.

5N3707 Activities of Living Patient Care

Payment of Fees:
PaymentofFees Fees must be paid in full on Enrolment or by Payment Plan Options.

Payment Plan Options:
Choose a Payment Plan Option to suit you:
1. Full Payment.
2. Payment by monthly instalments. (Not available for Summer Term).

Fees: Are non-refundable except where a course is not held due to poor enrolment. All cheques should be crossed and made payable to:
Scoil Mhuire Adult Education Account.

Fee reductions may apply.

Class Materials: Where necessary a charge will be made for class materials.

Gift Vouchers: Can be purchased in the office during office hours.

Terms & Conditions:
QQI Courses:
Scoil Mhuire Community School is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications & adheres to the Equal Status Act 2000.

QQI Requirement:
All QQI courses facilitate Self Directed Learning (SDL) Hours stated indicate minimum Tutor/Learner contact hours. All Learners English Oral and Communication skills should be appropiate to the QQI level which they wish to study.

Car Park:
Over 270 car parking spaces available on school grounds. Cars are parked at owner’s own risk. Car Park closes at 10.15pm.

No Smoking:
Smoking is prohibited by law in any part of the school building or school grounds.

Health & Safety:
All course paticipants attend at their own risk. Neither the Minister for Education nor the Board of Management and their officers accept liability for damage or injury to persons or property, while present in the school or its precincts.

Formation of courses will depend upon sufficient enrolments for the course. The Director reserves the right to close a course and refund fees or to alter times & dates of a course if deemed necessary. Course content may be subject to change. We will only contact you if your course is not formed.

Age Requirement:
Participants must be at least 16 years of age in order to enrol in Adult Education Courses.

New Courses:
If you feel you would be suitably qualified to give a particular course please contact us.

Light refereshments available.

Adult Education Department
Scoil Mhuire Community School

Tel: 045 868255

Attendance Options:
Part time, Evening
Apply to: