Learning Disability AwarenessSubject category: Learning Disabilities
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Learning Disability fact sheets for research activity, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
Premature Deaths of People with Learning Disabilities: Progress Update
Transforming Care for People with Learning Disabilities – Next Steps
The Care Certificate Standard 9
And the following QCF unit:
Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities
What is a learning disability?
Causes of a learning disability
The terms profound, severe, moderate and mild learning disability & what do these mean?
Legislation, standards, policies and procedures
What has changed within the sector?
What principles underpin care and support?
Looking beyond the disability to person centered planning
Effective communication and confidentiality
Working in Service Users own home
Minimising abusive situations
Reviewing current practice
Describe the historical context of learning disability
Explain how views and attitudes impact on the lives of individuals with learning disabilities and their family carers