Around 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability.
Owing to the fact that they are likely to find it more difficult 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.
Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
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 person-centred approach to risk-taking
What you will learn
Understanding the Context of Supporting
Individuals with Learning Disabilities
Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care
Principles of Positive Risk-Taking for Individuals with Disabilities
Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions
Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare