Care Academy

Myhomecare Care Academy

The Myhomecare Care Academy is the one-stop shop for aspiring Carers, offering training and career progression support and guidance. The Care Academy also offers the opportunity for those with experience requiring QQI Level 5 accreditation in healthcare courses to be subsidised.

About the Care Academy

Be inspired to learn with Myhomecare Care Academy.

While The Care Academy’s focal point is on improving the quality of existing staff by providing upskilling opportunities, it also allows those who want to advance their career in healthcare an advantageous starting point, that will not only educate and guide them throughout their career but help them advance in their career aspirations.

Our experienced team, which include Qualified Nurses, have consulted with industry experts in developing our own bespoke training to support continuous professional development.

We provide a range of courses for those working in the homecare industry from office staff to frontline staff.

Benefits of Using the Care Academy

  • Access to a Wide Array of Courses
  • Online Courses supporting Work/Life Balance
  • Career Progression
  • Learn New Skills
  • Professional Development
  • Become a Leader in the Industry

Training Courses Available to Frontline Staff

There has always been a particular emphasis on upskilling and career progression within Myhomecare with exceptional ongoing training provided and supported by Servisource’s Training department. As a result, a comprehensive catalogue of training courses is available to support frontline staff in providing the highest quality of service, where they can train, develop and coach care workers throughout each stage of their careers.

Care Skills QQI Level 5

 The purpose of QQI Level 5 Care Skills is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to care for clients in a safe and hygienic environment.

After successfully completing this course you will be qualified to work as a healthcare assistant, carer and care worker in an HSE registered healthcare setting.

Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5

The Care of the Older Person component is a QQI Level 5 Minor Award which is designed to provide the learner with the knowledge, skills, and competencies to support and meet the needs of older people and to care effectively and to a high standard using the best practice while adhering to current legislative and regulatory requirements. 

Dementia Awareness Training

The Dementia Care & Awareness training course will look at how dementia is now both a national and global concern and why there is a need to develop awareness and understanding of the facts pertaining to dementia. This course will explore the neurology of dementia, the various forms of dementia and best practice in dementia care.

Basic Life Support

BLS (Basic Life Support) for Healthcare Provider Course is for medical, para-medical and allied healthcare professionals.  The skills taught include adult and pediatric CPR including two rescuer scenarios, use of bag valve mask and barrier devices, management of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO) and use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

Infection Prevention & Control

This infection Prevention & Control course aims to deliver to staff the simple and more effective knowledge and practices to reduce healthcare associated infections (HCAIs) in their workplace.

Intellectual Disabilities Training

Our online Intellectual Disabilities Training course is designed for people who wish to work in the area of intellectual Disability, employers in the intellectual disability area would favour job candidates with this module completed.

People Moving & Manual Handling

This course is for individuals working in the Healthcare and Homecare Industry and aims to provide the theory and practice of safe patient moving & handling.

Children First

Children First promotes the protection of children from abuse and neglect. It sets out how to report concerns about a child to Tusla social work departments, and what organisations need to do to keep children safe.

Staff Induction Training

Recognizing and Responding to Elder Abuse

This course is designed for individuals to gain knowledge in the recognising, responding and reporting of elder abuse.

Training Courses Available for Internal Staff

Myhomecare offer a wide range of training courses to our internal staff to ensure they have the right skills and knowledge to deliver the best home care services.

Management & Leadership Program QQI Level 6

To provide learners with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and competencies necessary to strengthen their management and leadership skills, by investigating the different management and leadership approaches and styles.

Servisource Leadership & Development Program

The purpose of the programme is to accelerate unlocking leadership potentials of the participants to enable them to be ever more effective in their current role and in their contribution to the business, and to enhance potential future career progression opportunities.

Client Care Manager Induction Training

Clinical Nurse Manager Induction Training

Homecare Supervisor Induction Training

Client Care Coordinator Induction Training

Interested in joining Myhomecare?

If you aspire to work in the care industry and have some experience, the Care Academy can cater to you and lead you on your way with your career in the healthcare industry.