Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
LEVEL 2 | Care/Education Course | Length Dependent On Learner Ability
About the Course
Those with learning disabilities are less likely to easily express or understand their symptoms. Due to this, it’s important that those who work with these individuals, or have regular contact with them have an understanding of the signs and symptoms of various conditions. It’s also important that they are aware of the legislation surrounding the healthcare system, to provide the best quality support.
• 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.
• 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