Jul 17, 2023

Invest in your staff for FREE – Promote the Equip Aged Care Learning Packages to your team!

the Equip Aged Care Learning Packages will help aged care staff grow their knowledge and understanding of aged care. [Source: Supplied]

The Equip Aged Care Learning Packages provides targeted education for aged care staff, nurses, personal care workers and allied health workers to ensure they have the skills required to deliver quality care in contemporary aged care settings. 

The content in each short 10-minute Equip Aged Care Learning module is designed to ignite learners’ interest, consolidate key concepts and encourage participants to continue their learning by accessing curated ‘further learning’ and ‘additional resource’ links contained within each module.

Encouraging your team to learn has the following benefits for you and your staff:

Staff Engagement

Keep your team engaged in their work, learning can assist your staff members in their day-to-day activities. Keeping their knowledge up to date assists in providing the staff member with greater self-assurance whilst at work.  

Grow Knowledge 

Staff that grow their knowledge may create better opportunities for themselves and may open themselves up to new career pathways.

Keep Your Team Together

Staff that are happy and respected and provided with an opportunity to learn may stay; growing knowledge may assist in lowering staff turnover. 

There are 14 Equip Aged Care Learning modules, each taking only 10 minutes and can be done online at anytime, anywhere.

Module topics are:

  • The Australian Aged Care System
  • Exploring the role of Nurses, Personal Care Workers and Allied Health Professionals working in Aged Care
  • The Aged Care Quality Standards
  • Supporting People Living with Dementia
  • Palliative and End-of-Life Care
  • Person-centred Care
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Awareness
  • Trauma-informed Care
  • Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Cross Cultural Awareness
  • Oral Health Promotion
  • Prevention of Falls
  • Wound Management and Pressure Injury Prevention
  • Hearing Health

Your workforce matters, the quality of care they provide depends on the leadership they receive, engagement from their managers and their ongoing education and training. 

Share with your team, information about the Equip Aged Care Learning Packages and help them to continue to grow their knowledge and understanding of Aged Care. 

For enquiries, please email us at equiplearning@utas.edu.au or visit our website.

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