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Equipment Awareness - Telecare

Course Aims

  • To introduce and develop person-centred assessment skills
  • To enable learners to identify where Telecare equipment may help to support service users, and / or where it may be appropriate to signpost to other services
  • To raise awareness of a basic range of Telecare equipment
  • To raise awareness of risk factors and how these can be managed


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of a structured assessment process
  • Understand risk factors and how these can be managed
  • Understand how low-level Telecare equipment can support individuals to manage daily living activities
  • Reflect on the possible impacts of their intervention


Course Content

  • Learners will look at a range of low-level telecare equipment
  • Learners will explore the assessment process, including suitability of equipment for the individual, suitability for the task, environmental factors and technical specifications
  • Learners will consider how to identify and manage Risk Factors in use of equipment and reflect on the possible impacts of their intervention


Practical demonstrations of low level equipment including:

  • Medication dispensers
  • Pendant / falls alarms
  • Smoke / gas / flood detectors
  • Movement sensors


Equipment Awareness - Telecare (Half Day)

£30.00 per person + VAT

Course Code QEL308

Quality Endorsed by Open College Network West Midlands


01743 250 820

01743 250 826



This course is held at our Training suite at The Lantern in Shrewsbury at a date to suite you. The building has onsite parking and cafe facilities. 


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