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Announcement Details Publication Date : 04 Nov 2016

Three Month Certificate Course on Geriatric Care for Bedside Assistance/Caregivers

National Institute of Social Defence is organising ‘Three Month Certificate Course on  Geriatric Care for Bedside Assistance/Caregivers’ starting from Nov., 2016 with the objectives of creating a cadre of caregivers for having bed care assistance, and providing palliative care services, emergency and crisis management etc. The candidates who apply for the course should be at least 10th pass and should not be less than 18 years and more than 30 years of age. The suitable candidates were selected through personal interviews or suitable test by adopting above criteria. The course covered various topics such as Health & Personal Hygiene, Caring Procedures, Handling Assistive Devices, Basic First Aid and Dementia & its Management. Teaching Schedule includes 41 sessions of theory classes (26%), 91 sessions of practical training (74%) and 96 sessions of Field Work. The lectures were delivered by internal as well as external faculty trained in nursing and gerontology. After the completion of the course students were placed in various home care Institutions, Hospitals, etc.

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