Understanding Diabetes

This video course explores the definitions, risk factors and person-centred approach to diabetes, ensuring that care staff are well trained and able to look after individuals living with diabetes. This knowledge is essential for any organisation, as diabetes is one of the most common conditions among the elderly, affecting 1 in 4 people over the age of 65 in the UK.


Subjects covered include: 


Understand the care and support needs, as well as the risks associated with diabetes • Understand the function of glucose and insulin • Define the different forms of diabetes • Appreciate the need for a person centred approach when helping manage the condition • Know the risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes • Understand the potential causes and symptoms of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes 

Understanding Diabetes



Format Video-based eLearning
Course Duration   
42-minute video, containing 8 sections
Course Content 5 Interactive Chapters, Recommended reading, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate
Consultant Donna Sheldon MA, MRes
References
The Care Certificate, AWIFHSCWe have found the videos to be of a very high standard and very professional”

"We have found the videos to be of a very high standard and very professional”

Brian Hilton, CIC (Community Integrated Care)