Home Based Personal Care Worker

135 Credits

Cost: R35 800

Duration: 1 Yr

Course info:

Home Based Carers provide supervised care and support to patients and their immediate family’s/household members in the home and appropriate community-based settings in order to promote, restore and maintain a person’s maximum level of comfort, function and health including care towards a dignified death.

A qualified learner will be able to:

  • Assess, plan and provide holistic (physical, spiritual, emotional and social) care and support for patients and household members.
  • Capacitate patient and household/family members as participants in the patient care team.
  • Make appropriate referrals in order to facilitate a continuum of care.
  • Maintain records and reports regarding care and support provided.