Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilites

Around 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability. Owing to the fact that they are likely to nd it more di cult than others to describe their symptoms, a good knowledge of legislation and the healthcare system, as well as an understanding of signs and symptoms of various conditions, is essential for anyone working with individuals with learning disabilities.

Benefits:

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 quali cation
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Improve your understanding of the term ‘learning disability’
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
  • Understand the importance of safeguarding individuals from abuse and the importance of a

What will I study?:

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Unit 2 – Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 3 – Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care
  • Unit 4 – Principles of Positive Risk-Taking for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Unit 5 – Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions
  • Unit 6 – Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare

Eligibility Criteria

  • Aged 19+ (born before 01/09/1997)
  • Lived in the EU for 3 years

Price

Available fully funded


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