Awareness of

Mental Health,

Dementia &

Learning Disabilities

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This training can be provided individually or as part of a bespoke package.

Contact us for further information.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

 

  • Understand the needs and experiences of people with mental health conditions, dementia or learning disabilities.

  • Understand the importance of promoting positive health and well-being for an individual who may have a mental health condition, dementia or learning disability.

  • Understand the adjustments which may be necessary in care delivery relating to an individual who may have a mental health condition, dementia or learning disability.

  • Understand the importance of early detection of mental health conditions, dementia and learning disabilities.

  • Understand legal frameworks, policy and guidelines relating to mental health conditions, dementia and learning disabilities.

  • Understand the meaning of mental capacity in relation to how care is provided.

 

Course Overview

Target Population:  All staff completing Care Certificate Standard 9. 

Course Duration:  6 hours

​Certification:  Awareness in Mental Health, Dementia & Learning Disabilities.

 

Assessment:  Knowledge assessment via a question paper.

Number of Participants: 16 Maximum

Our Training:

  • Is based on the compliance requirements placed on trainers by the Human Rights Act 1998; Care Act 2014; the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016; Safeguarding Adults National Framework; Fundamental Standards of Quality & Safety; Mental Health Act (1983) & the Mental Capacity Act (2005).

 

  • Can assist with the knowledge compliance of the Care Certificate Standard 9  for Awareness in Mental Health, Dementia & Learning Disabilities.