Prader-Willi SyndromeSubject category: General Health and Social Care
Prader-Willi syndrome, also known as PWS, is a complex genetic disorder characterised by hypotonia and developmental delay as an infant, obesity, learning disability and behaviour difficulties (especially food related) in adolescence and adulthood.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Case studies, group discussions, fact or fiction activity and action planning.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
Guidance from Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK
And the following QCF unit:
Contribute to the Support of Individuals with Multiple Conditions and/or Disabilities
What is Prader-Willi syndrome?
Facts and figures
How the syndrome is presented
Supporting an individual with Prader-Willi
State prevalence rates
State two areas of diagnostic criteria used
State the two stages of presentation
Identify areas where support is required for an individual with Prader-Willi
List ways to support an individual to live a full and active life