Catheter Care Level 2
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To train participants to safely manage catheters for clients who require personal care.
• Understanding common catheter problems
• Maintain cleanliness
• Awareness of signs of infection
• Review catheter types
Staff who must support clients with catheters and carry out personal care.
• What common types of catheters there are
• Foley’s colour code
• UTI and catheters
• Common catheter problems
• Indwelling catheter infections
• Use of convene sheath
• Urine monitoring and colour
• Biofilm and catheters
• Male and female catheters
• 3-way catheters
• Practical assessment
• CQC assessment
This course has been mapped to the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (Part 3), the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 (Part 4), and the CQC Guidance for providers on meeting the regulations. It also complies with Regulation 12 Safe Care and Treatment and Regulation 18 Staffing of the CQC fundamental standards are met.
This course is delivered on site, at the client’s premises or nominated venue.
Summary & Booking
This level 2 course is a half day practical session on catheter and their use. It is designed for staff who support clients with catheter and involves infection spotting and management. The course is designed for social care staff and HCA’s who carry out personal care. It also covers a skills assessment and CQC assessment.