About The Course

Diploma in Caregiving is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective care to a client in a professional healthcare environment, or family members that may need care.

This course covers a broad range of topics including the fundamental role and responsibilities of a caregiver, legal and ethical issues for a care worker as well as communication and reporting requirements. The course also examines health and safety considerations both for the client and caregiver. The course also addresses providing care for clients living with dementia and brain injury.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will have a clear understanding of the following:

  • Role and responsibilities for a care worker.
  • Legal and ethical considerations for a caregiver.
  • How to identify, treat and prevent a range of medical conditions.
  • Correct procedures to follow in the event of a medical emergency.
  • The various stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • The effects of aging on various systems and organs within the body.
  • Caring requirements for those living with dementia or brain injury.

Course Format

Free, self-paced, online course with an assessment.

Course Duration

10 – 12 hours.


To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments.

Read more about this program on the ALISON website here

Program taught in:
  • English

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