Diabetes and People with Intellectual Disabilities
Diabetes and People with intellectual disabilities need support from staff to manage their condition and live healthy lives. Without this support they may be at risk of long-term damage to their eyes, heart, kidneys, and feet from excess glucose levels in their blood..
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This Diabetes and People with Intellectual Disabilities training module will assist staff to recognize the signs of diabetes and provide effective support so that the person can control blood sugar and adopt a healthy lifestyle to avoid medical emergencies and damage to their vital organs.
On completion of training, the learner will be able to:
–describe the type of diabetes the person has
–know how to monitor a blood sugar level
– identify the signs and symptoms of both hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia, and know what actions to take
–know when to call for medical support.
€39.99This training programme supports the development of competence in direct support workers to effectively support people with cerebral palsy, a group of disorders that affect an individual’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture.
€29.99This is an opportunity to review and enhance your proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing. You will find that being aware of cultural and workplace influences will help keep them from creating barriers to communication. Practical information on selecting the right words, and combining them effectively to get your message across, will improve your verbal and written communication. Specific advice on email, videoconferencing, proposals, and selling your ideas will further improve your communication skills.