Caring for Elderly People

Care Management, Social Work


  • This Caring for Elderly People course is endorsed by ABC Awards & Certa Awards, a recognised Awarding Organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.
  • Earn 2 certifications in 1 course, on successful completion of the course you will be eligible to obtain an endorsed certificate from ABC Awards & Certa Awards along with the certificate of achievement (3 CPD points) without any further studies.
  • Whether you are self-taught and you want to fill in the gaps for better efficiency and productivity, this Caring for Elderly People Course will set you up with a solid foundation to become a confident adults counsellor and develop more advanced skills.
  • This comprehensive course is the perfect way to kickstart your career in the field of adults counselling. This course will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees.
  • As one of the leading course providers and most renowned e-learning specialists online, we’re dedicated to giving you the best educational experience possible. This course is crafted by industry expert, to enable you to learn quickly and efficiently, and at your own pace and convenience. This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification.
  • How Will I Benefit?
  • Boost your career in adults counselling
  • Deepen your knowledge and skills in your chosen field just in hours not years!
  • Study a course that has been designed by industry professionals.
  • Save money and time by studying your convenient time
  • Have access to a tutor whenever you are in need

So, what are you thinking about! Start getting the benefits by enrolling today!

Why Choose Lead Academy:

  • Lifetime Access
  • High-quality e-learning study materials
  • The UK and globally prestigious certification
  • Self-paced, no fixed schedules
  • 24/7 customer support through email
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • No hidden fee
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform

Who is this course for?

  • This comprehensive course is suitable for anyone looking to improve their job prospects or aspiring to accelerate their career in this sector and want to gain in-depth knowledge of adults counselling.

What you will learn

About Your Course

  • About your tutor                             
  • About your course                          

Introduction to Psychology of Older Age

  • What is ‘Developmental Psychology’?                   
  • What is ‘Gerontology’?                
  • What we consider as ‘old age’                   
  • What is ‘ageing’ and how it happens                      

Psychology of Older Age

  • Common stereotypes of older people                    
  • How stereotyping affects older people                  
  • Life stages and Theories               
  • What do we look forward to in our older age?                    

Mental Health and Old Age

  • Memory-related issues                
  • Learning disabilities                        
  • Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia                          
  • Chronic illness and Disabilities                   

The Quality of Life

  • What is ‘Quality of Life’?                              
  • Loneliness factors in the elderly population                         
  • Coping with grief and bereavement                        
  • ‘Mild’ and ‘severe’ depression                  
  • Fear of dying (‘death anxiety’)                  

Improving Health and Wellbeing

  • The effects of exercising                              
  • Is it worth eating ‘healthy’ in older age?                
  • What else affects ‘health’ and ‘wellbeing’?                          
  • Caring for older people                
  • Thank You & Good Bye!               

Supplementary Resources

  • Supplementary Resources – Caring for Elderly People

What you require

Entry Requirement

  • There are no academic entry requirements for this course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds. 
  • As long as you are aged seventeen or over and have a basic grasp of English, numeracy and ICT, you will be eligible to enrol.

Method of Assessment

  • On successful completion of the Caring for Elderly People course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice assessment. The assessment will be evaluated automatically and the results will be given to you immediately.


Endorsed Certificate from ABC Awards & Certa Awards

  • After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be awarded the Caring for Elderly People Endorsed Certificate by ABC Awards & Certa Awards, a recognised Awarding Organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. It will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees. There is an accreditation fee to obtain an endorsed certificate which is £65.

Certificate of Achievement from Lead Academy

  • After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill. The certificate of achievement is an official credential that confirms that you successfully finished a course with Lead Academy. You/your employer can verify your certificate through our website. Certificate can be obtained in PDF version at a cost of £12, and there is an additional fee to obtain a printed copy certificate which is £35.

Career path

  • This course opens a brand new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also provides you with the chance to accumulate in-depth knowledge at the side of needed skills to become flourishing in no time. You will also be able to add your qualifications to your CV, enhance your career and become more competitive in your chosen industry.



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