Health and Safety in Elderly Care

MQF Level 4


Health and Safety in Elderly Care

Module Type
ECTS Credits
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Module Description

This module will dive into health and safety obligations and processes in the context of elderly care, including the implications and issues of safety from a personal point of view.

You will also explore a range of theoretical and case study approaches to help you better understand how to conduct a risk assessment, follow a care plan and learn different handling techniques and processes required for moving elderly persons safely.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following: 

  • a pass in English Language and Mathematics;  


  •  a MQF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (‘O’ Level or equivalent).                                                                                                                                                                  

Target Audience

This course is targeted at:

  • candidates seeking a career and a formal qualification in elderly care;
  • candidates who wish to progress in their studies along the Further and Higher Education route, whilst broadening their chances of advancing in their own career path.

How you’ll be assessed

The method of assessment is assignment-based.


Additional Info

Reading for the entire Certificate in Elderly Care as presented in this brochure costs €2,000.*  

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible for a 70% refund of the cost through the ‘Get Qualified’ scheme.** 

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.***  

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in Malta at the time of applying. 

**Terms and conditions apply.  

*** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.  

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