Learning Disability Awareness

Support Worker, Care Management


People can be born with learning disabilities or they may acquire them later in life. There are many differing types of learning difficulty which can exhibit in many different ways and with many different characteristics.

This Online training course is designed to understand the principles of supporting people with learning disabilities, how to meet their needs and the relevant aspects of the legal framework.

What you will learn

This course will start by giving you an overview of some common types and causes of learning disabilities, and how they affect people. It will touch on how a person centred approach to care will get the best results, and look at how management must perform to the needs of the individual. It will also discuss overcoming the stigma attached to learning disabilities and much more.

  • Introduction Learning disability
  • Learning Disabilities: the Basics
  • New Understanding
  • Person-centred Approach
  • Meeting Needs – Part 1
  • Meeting Needs – Part 2
  • Meeting Needs – Part 3
  • Legal Framework, Opportunities and Safeguarding