Good quality sleep is vital for good health, yet for many different reasons sleeping well is often difficult.

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About the course

This comprehensive training resource guides you through sleep problems that can arise, and how to combat them, so that you can help those in your care to achieve restful, restorative sleep.

Who is this course for?

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

What does the course cover?

  • Why sleep is important
  • How much sleep an individual needs
  • The function of sleep
  • The stages of sleep
  • Non REM sleep
  • REM sleep
  • Circadian rhythm
  • Regular sleep
  • Good sleep environments
  • The role of the care worker encouraging sleep
  • Sleep problems
  • Sleep starts
  • Nightmares
  • Night terrors
  • Snoring
  • Sleep Apnoea
  • Narcolepsy
  • Hypnagogic Hallucinations
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Parasomnias
  • Sleep walking
  • Bruxism
  • Sleep paralysis
  • REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder
  • Leg cramps
  • Parasomnia health and safety
  • Types of insomnia
  • Who has insomnia
  • Causes of insomnia
  • Diagnosing insomnia
  • Insomnia as a symptom
  • Older people and sleep
  • Women and sleep
  • The effect of pain on sleep
  • Sleeping pills
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Herbal remedies
  • Promoting restful sleep
  • Air quality
  • Smoking
  • Caffeine
  • Alcohol
  • Fatigue
  • Stress
  • Exercise
Download the syllabus (PDF)

How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.

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£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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