Learning Disability Awareness Health & Social Care Education

Learning Disability Awareness

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UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) aligned & CPDUK accredited

Course description

This course provides a general introduction to Learning Disability. It covers person-centred approaches and communication skills. The course explores how you work with people with Learning Disabilities; exploring their aspirations and collaboration with their carers, friends and families. A health and social care expert will deliver this course once a month as a live interactive course or you can take the course anytime as a self-paced online course.  This course covers knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of people working in the health and social care. Assessment includes multiple choice questions (MCQs).

Course length

2 hours

Course Structure

During this course, you will cover the following:

  • The definition of learning disability
  • The causes and diagnosis of learning disability
  • Explore differences between learning disability and mental health
  • Exploring related conditions,
  • Challenging Behaviour,
  • Fragile X syndrome,
  • Cerebral palsy,
  • Support networks & learning disability
  • Care and management

Course assessments

You will be assessed via:

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Entry requirements

You must be working or planning to work in health and social care