Learning Disabilities Awareness - Level 1 - Online Course - CPD Accredited

The Mandatory Training Group
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Learning Disabilities Awareness - Level 1 - Online Course - CPD Accredited.

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Learning Disability Awareness training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

It is estimated that more than 1.2 million people in the UK are living with a learning disability. Healthcare and social care workers must have an adequate understanding of the needs of people with learning disabilities. It is also essential that they listen to the needs, hopes and aspirations of those living with learning disabilities, their carers, friends and families.

Our online Learning Disability Awareness training course will help you to gain the right skills and knowledge when working with people with a learning disability.

The Mandatory Training Group is a leading UK provider of accredited online training courses, programmes and qualifications.

Course content

This online Learning Disability Awareness training course covers the following:

  • What is a learning disability?
  • Difference between learning disability and mental health problem,
  • What causes a learning disability?
  • Mild, moderate or severe learning disability,
  • Getting a learning disability diagnosis,
  • Dealing with a learning disability diagnosis,
  • Learning disability and other conditions,
  • Down’s syndrome,
  • Williams syndrome,
  • Autism and Asperger’s syndrome,
  • Challenging Behaviour,
  • Fragile X syndrome,
  • Global development delay,
  • Cerebral palsy,
  • Sources of support for learning disabilities,
  • Getting the right support,
  • Thinking about the future, and
  • Online learning resources and references.

Who is the course for?

This online Learning Disability Awareness training course is suitable for staff working in a variety of settings and aims to provide a detailed understanding of learning disabilities and their effects, including:

  • NHS medical, nursing, AHP and care staff
  • Locum doctors and nurses
  • Locum allied health professionals (AHPs)
  • Agency nurses
  • Agency workers
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Support workers
  • Care assistants
  • Community services.

Course aims

This online Learning Disability Awareness training course aims to improve caregivers’ awareness of learning disabilities. An improved knowledge, together with current guidance and best practice recommendations help to improve the care provided to people who have learning disabilities.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this online Learning Disability Awareness training course, the learner will be able to:

  • Define the term learning disability,
  • Know the difference between a learning disability and a mental health problem,
  • Know the causes of learning disabilities,
  • Understand how learning disabilities are diagnosed,
  • Have a better understanding of the following:
    • Down’s syndrome,
    • Williams syndrome,
    • Autism and Asperger’s syndrome,
    • Challenging Behaviour,
    • Fragile X syndrome,
    • Global development delay,
    • Cerebral palsy.
  • Know where to get more information about learning disabilities.

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