Working Confidently with PEG Tubes (DS)
Support workers may be required to assist with personal care for a participant who has a PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy) tube.
This course provides a basic introduction to PEG tubes theory and must be accompanied by a physical demonstration of a participant’s specific equipment and its use.
Information in this course should also be read in conjunction with your organisation’s policies and procedures.
- Understand Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy or PEG
- Identify the professionals in the care team and their roles Understand how nutrition and hydration is delivered via a PEG tube
- Provide psychosocial and holistic care to a person with a PEG tube
- Troubleshoot PEG-related complications