QQI Level 6 - Leadership Programme for Nursing Homes (6N2191) - Minor Award

Is this Leadership Development Programme for you?

Are you working in a nursing home or care home environment? 

 

Do you want to progress your career to a leadership role?

 

Have you been promoted to a position that involves managing an organisation, people or teams in a nursing home or care home environment? 

 

Do you own a nursing home and want to ensure your facility and teams are compliant with new management requirements? 

Course Overview

This Leadership and Management Programme for Nursing Homes leads to a Level 6 Component Award on the National Framework of Qualification www.nfq.ie

The aim of this QQI Level 6 Accredited Management and Leadership Programme is to is to facilitate your learning in a supportive environment and is tailored to address the particular challenges of leading people and organisations in the nursing home sector. This programme offers practical approaches to applying management principles that will facilitate you to manage and support your teams. Our expert trainer, Barry Kavanagh, has a deep knowledge of the nursing home sector and the specific challenges that you face in your working day and beyond.  

This QQI Level 6 programme runs over five days and will help you understand and deliver best practice management in your nursing home or care home facility. 

This programme is for all nursing home staff who are in a leadership or management role including nursing home owners, clinical nurse managers, directors of nursing, team leaders in non-clinical roles and care staff who are responsible for managing others. 

Our priority is to provide you with the key management and leadership skills that help you to build a high-quality team that delivers excellent care for residents and their families.

We run our Nursing Home courses in Athlone, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick and other parts of Ireland.

  

About the Course

Testimonials 

'The programme  facilitator;  Barry Kavanagh delivered the modules in a  very interactive, person centered, knowledgeable and practical style, bridging the theory practice gap with relevant examples, case studies and skill practice'  

-Finola Bell, Firstcare Ireland

NEWS: Firstcare Ireland Nursing Home management programme participants were awarded their QQI Level 6 certificates to read more click here.

'I completed the Harvest Nursing Home Management Programme. I found it extremely helpful to me. I am more empowered and more confident in dealing with staff and other issues that arise.' 

-Anne Costello, Tara Care Centre

About Course Tutor Barry Kavanagh 

This programme is facilitated by Barry Kavanagh who has been providing learning solutions and training for over 30 years.

Barry has completed extensive work in the Nursing Home sector in the last eight years in areas such as in management development and HR management. Some of Barry’s Nursing Home clients include FirstCare, Hamilton Park, Our Lady’s Manor, Brymore House and Nazareth House. 

Barry also works with organisations, teams and individuals as a professional coach and trainer. He specialises in the development of soft skills for participants who want to improve their skills in the areas of management, communication, customer service and sales. Barry’s style is engaging, supportive, charismatic and pragmatic.

Module Overview 

This programme will include these modules: 

Module 1:  Introduction to Management and Leadership

Module 2:  Client Focused Communication Skills

Module 3:  Building ‘Client Friendly’ Teams and Conflict Management

Module 4:  Strategic Management

Module 5:  HR & Employment Law (Online Virtual Classroom)

Module 6:  Coaching Continuous Improvement

Course Outcomes

At the end of this Nursing Home management and leadership course you will be able to:

  • Adapt your management style and practices to provide a service that complies with the National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People
  • Provide proper governance of a well organised Care Setting
  • Develop management skills and practices that create high quality teams, and then inspire them to deliver excellent person centred care for residents
  • Increase your influencing skills by developing clear and effective communications with patients, relatives and staff
  • Productively and constructively identify and resolve issues affecting the needs of residents

Course Details

Course
Dates
11th & 18th Sept and 2nd, 9th & 16th October 2017 (2 places available)  
Time
09:00 - 17:00 
Duration
5 days & 2 one hour online virtual classrooms
Location
Harvest Training, Santry, Dublin 9
Accreditation
QQI Level 6 Leadership Minor Award (6N2191) 
Price
Course
Dates
29th Aug and 5th, 19th & 26th Sept & 10th October 2017 (**Course Full**) 
Time
09:00 - 17:00 
Duration
5 days & 2 one hour online virtual classrooms
Location
Harvest Training, Santry, Dublin 9
Accreditation
QQI Level 6 Leadership Minor Award (6N2191) 
Price
Course
Dates
7th, 8th, 14th, 15th & 29th November 2017 
Time
09:00 - 17:00 
Duration
5 days & 2 one hour online virtual classrooms
Location
Bundoran, County Donegal
Accreditation
QQI Level 6 Leadership Minor Award (6N2191) 
Price
Course
Dates
20th, 27th September, 11th, 25th October & 1st November  
Time
09:00 - 17:00 
Duration
5 days & 2 one hour online virtual classrooms
Location
Cork, Venue TBC
Accreditation
QQI Level 6 Leadership Minor Award (6N2191) 
Price
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