Working with Individual with Learning Disabilities

Fully funded

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Course Type: Accredited
Awarding Body: CACHE Level 2

About this course:

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

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