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QQI Level 6 Leadership Programme for Nursing Homes

Course Outline


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 Donegal.
We also offer the course as a bespoke, in-house programme and can travel to your nursing home to deliver the course to a group.


Module Overview

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

About Us

Harvest Nursing Home Management Training Academy

We are Ireland’s foremost provider of leadership and management training for the nursing home sector. Our QQI Level 6 Leadership Programme is designed to meet the unique management and leadership challenges of people working in the nursing home sector.

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Contact Us

Email us at hello@harvest.ie or call us on 01 4974622

A member of our team will be able to assist you with any queries that you may have.

We can also advise of any potential funding opportunities that may be available.

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