Carer Training

Iris House Children’s Hospice offers several trainer lead interactive training courses designed to improved levels of care for Special Needs Children and young adults.

Carer Training – Cost R850 per person (includes certificate and course material) 

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Our Carer training is two full days or four morning sessions. The course is ideal for caregivers and new parents of special needs children.  The course is trainer lead and hands on using video and demonstration to ensure understanding.We cover the following topics:


Table of Contents

Module 1
Introduction to caring for special needs children

Module 2
Hygiene and Infection control
Basic Caring

Module 3
Moving and Handling

Module 4
Administration of Paracetamol and Ibuprofen

Module 5
Using music with children

Module 6
Stages of play during child development

Play therapy

Module 7

Module 8
Rectal Diazepam

Module 9
Inhaled/Nebulised medication

Module 10


Module 11

Module 12
Cerebral Palsy

Module 13
Global development delay

Module 14

Module 15
Child Protection




Reference Modules (Syndromes)

Prader-Willi Syndrome
Retts Syndrome
Cri Du Chat Syndrome
Johansson-Blizzard Syndrome
Tuberous Sclerosis

Lennox Gastaut Syndrome

Williams Syndrome




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