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Understanding Diabetes: Diabetes Education for Care Workers

Understanding Diabetes:

Diabetes Education for Care Workers

 

Understanding Diabetes is a two hour workshop for personal care workers, assistants in nursing and other unregulated care providers.

 

The aim of the program is to provide best practice education for care workers supporting clients in disability services, aged care, community clinics, rural settings and hospitals.

 

Understanding Diabetes offers an interactive learning environment to assist care workers to support self-management in clients and patients with diabetes.

 

The workshop includes:

 

  • What is diabetes?
  • How is diabetes managed?
  • Healthy eating and physical activity
  • Managing high and low blood glucose levels
  • The diabetes health care team.

 

Understanding Diabetes can be requested by organisations for their staff at a venue of their choosing.

 

Please phone 1300 136 588 or email info@diabetesqld.org.au for further information.