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.
Understanding the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities *35
Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care *26
Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care *22
Principles of Positive Risk-Taking for Individuals with Disabilities *20
Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions *17
Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare *23