Online Family Training Carer Course
We are also now recruiting for our Online Family Training Carer Course called Home-Based Care-Home-Based Education.
This will feature the exact same content as the face-to-face course but it will be held exclusively online and can be completed from the comfort of your own home. Places are strictly limited.
Upcoming Course Dates:
Induction week starts Monday 28th January 2019. The course then runs for six weeks with the final week starting on Monday 11th March 2019.
Week 1 Introdution and Orientation
Week 2 Introduction to Dementia & Changing Relationships
Week 3 Communication & Responding to Changes in Behaviour
Week 4 Nutrition and Eating Well & Engaging in Life Activities
Week 5 Assisting With Personal Care & Safety at Home
Week 6 Looking After Yourself as a Carer & Accessing Information
Week 7 Course Review & Next Steps
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
For frequently asked questions please click here
Book Your Place
If the course is of interest to you, please download this Course Application Form
. Please complete the form and return it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by post to The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Training Department, Temple Road, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.
Alternatively click here
to complete the form online.
Read a student profile (Phoebe Duvall)
Learning Technologies Awards 2017
Members of our Learning and Development team, Julie Greene, Christine Carr, Fergus Timmons and Davina Smith with our Bronze Award which we picked up at the Learning Technologies Awards in London in November 2017.
The Award was in the Category of Best Online Distance Learning Programme and was recognition of The Alzheimer Society of Ireland's Home-Based Care-Home-Based Education online course for family carers looking after a loved one with dementia.
The course was one of the products of our Erasmus+ project which ASI coordinated, and featured partner organisations from Belgium and Norway. The course has proven to be a great success, and features the same content as the face-to-face course, but is held exclusively online and can be completed from the comfort of your own home.
The award was made at the prestigious Learning Technologies Awards 2017 in London on Wednesday night. This is a fantastic achievement and to put this in context, these awards receive more than 400 entries from all over the world. It total, 30 different countries took part and the event was attended by over 800 people.
IITD National Training Awards 2018
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland won a National Training Award for Excellence in Digital Learning at the Irish Institute of Training and Development (IITD) Gala on Friday, April 20th 2018.
The prestigious honour which is in recognition of the Erasmus+ funded Home Based Care - Home Based Education online training course for family carers looking after a loved one with dementia, is the first time ASI have won a national training award.
It comes on the back of winning Bronze for Best Online Distance Learning programme at the Learning Technologies Awards in London in November 2017.
ASI fended off some strong competition in the category of Excellence in Digital Education from organisations such as FDB Insurance, Sun Life Financial, the Public Appointments Service and Ulster Bank.