Branching out – Aspects of Learning Disabilities Advanced 12hrs

Branching out – Aspects of Learning Disabilities Advanced 12hrs

LDA02 | Care certificate standard 9

Standard 2 Personal Development Standard 3 Communicate effectively Standard 4 Equality and Inclusion Standard 6 Safeguarding Standard 7 Person centred support

This course contributes toward the recommended guided learning hours, you should carry out practice reflection, document and attach subsequent evidence from this training.

Summary

A modular workshop over 12hrs for health care
workers exploring aspects of mental health in learning
disabilities, challenging behaviours and autism.

Who should attend?

Staff who support individuals with learning disabilities in residential care, day centres or in their own home.

Proposed Learner Outcomes - The worker must be able to

• Identify the relevant and most common types of mental health problems
• Understand why people with learning disabilities are vulnerable to developing
mental health problems
• Adopt a holistic approach to the assessment of mental illness. Understand their own
and others roles in assessment
• Be aware of the different interventions available
• Have an understanding of some of the legal and ethical issues

• An understanding of autistic spectrum disorder
• Identifying what causes the condition
• Developing empathy for the client with the disorder
• Understand what approaches are available to help people with autism

• Understand what behaviours are challenging
• Understand key causes of challenging behaviour
• Understand the type of interventions and basic de-escalation techniques
• Make an effective plan

• Understand why people self harm
• Understand triggers of behaviour
• Understand what interventions are available

 

How many candidates may attend?
This training is not limited in numbers.

Equivalent Relevant information

N.B There may be exercise involved in this training which require practical demonstration.
Staff should be made aware of their requirement to participate.

Other relevant information
1. For registered nurses who wish to incorporate this training into your PREP
portfolio’s, you should carry out practice reflection and attach subsequent evidence
from this training
2. Staff require CPD points and working with the Qualification and Credit framework
should carry out practice reflection and attach subsequent evidence from this
training
3. Certificates are issued for each candidate and are valid for approximately 3 years
4. A candidate assessment is available for post training audit
Included in the session is theory based information that may involve a power point
presentation.
The key points to remember are:
1. The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed.
2. Staff should not be expected to be on duty
3. Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session.
N.B Registration details are kept by us for Seven years. It is important to
register on the day.

Common Induction Standards Mapping:
Standard 2 Personal Development
Standard 3 Communicate effectively
Standard 4 Equality and Inclusion
Standard 6 Safeguarding
Standard 7 Person centred support

Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block capitals clearly on the day.

How to book your course

Please call us on 0208 144 9491. You can also submit our online booking enquiry form too.

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