Health and Safety in Elderly Care

EQF Level 4


Health and Safety in Elderly Care

TBC 2022
Module Type
AED 220
ECTS Credits

Module Description

This module will dive into health and safety obligations and processes in the context of elderly care, including the implications and issues of safety from a personal point of view.

You will also explore a range of theoretical and case study approaches to help you better understand how to conduct a risk assessment, follow a care plan and learn different handling techniques and processes required for moving elderly persons safely.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following: 

  • a pass in English Language and Mathematics;  


  •  a MQF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (‘O’ Level or equivalent).                                                                                                                                                                  

Target Audience

This course is targeted at:

  • candidates seeking a career and a formal qualification in elderly care;
  • candidates who wish to progress in their studies along the Further and Higher Education route, whilst broadening their chances of advancing in their own career path.

How you’ll be assessed

The method of assessment is assignment-based.


Module Intake Dates

TBC 2022
AED 220

Additional Info

Reading for the entire Certificate in Elderly Care as presented in this brochure costs $2,200.*

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.**

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in the UAE at the time of applying.

** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.

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