Bariatric Care Awareness

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Course Details


Learning Aims and Outcomes

Course Title:  Bariatric Care  

Course length 3 hours

Maximum number to attend - 15

This course is aimed at all staff working in the Health and Social Care sector who have the day to day responsibility of caring and supporting a bariatric resident.

This course does not cover the practical aspects of Moving and Assisting, this can be requested as a separate course.

At the end of the training session, there is a written assessment to evidence the learning of the attendees.

Learning Outcome

Assessment Criteria



         What is meant by the term bariatric care?


         Understand what obesity is

         Identify different body shapes

         Discuss the impact of obesity

         Understand the health conditions related to obesity

         Treatments available for obesity

         Bariatric surgery


Admitting a bariatric resident to Care Home

         Discuss the potential challenges associated with a bariatric resident in the care home.

         Understand the practical aspects of moving and assisting, including risk assessing

         Identify bariatric equipment available

         Discuss the multi-disciplinary team involvement in bariatric care

         Discuss care planning



This course can be tailored to the bespoke needs of the customer.  

Please speak to a member of the sales team for further details.

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