This excellent training resource guides you through the changes which occur during the ageing process and how you can act appropriately to promote an individual’s well being and understand their personal needs during this time.

From the moment we’re born, we all begin to age. This impacts everybody differently and requires comprehensive training to tackle the physical, emotional and psychological effects of ageing. Have you explored and understood how this has impacted those in your care? If not, this product will help to improve and develop your understanding.

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

Plus, every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course!


SCTV is the only online care training provider to be accredited by the BAC as well as CPD, assuring you of best quality training and service.


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As a guide, this course should take between 70 to 80 minutes. Remember, of course, different people learn at different rates for various reasons.

Printable PDF Syllabus

The syllabus includes, for example:

  • Social changes & ageing
  • Family & ageing
  • Cancer
  • The skin & skin sensitivity
  • Nails & hair
  • The circulatory system
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart attacks & angina
  • Hypertension
  • Dizziness
  • The nervous system
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Stroke
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack
  • Speech
  • The respiratory system
  • Breathing
  • Pneumonia
  • Infection
  • The kidneys
  • Medication
  • The musculoskeletal system
  • Arthritis
  • Continence
  • Osteoporosis
  • Memory
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Bereavement & loss
  • Hearing & sight
  • Taste & smell
  • Body temperature
  • Exercise & sleep
  • Nutrition
  • Oral care