Supporting People with Epilepsy
The Supporting People with Epilepsy training programme supports the development of competence in direct support workers to support individuals with learning disabilities and epilepsy. Epilepsy is recognised as the most common comorbid condition in adults with learning disabilities and is strongly linked to a person’s level of cognitive impairment, with a lifetime prevalence of:
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Objectives of the Supporting People with Epilepsy Module includes:
- Explain the causes of epilepsy
- Describe the management of a person before, during and after a seizure Describe the process of recording the seizure in the persons file
- Identify and correctly respond to prolonged seizures and emergency situations
- Specially describe Status Epilepticus, the unpredictable nature of the condition, some of the most likely circumstances when it could occur
- Explain / educate people with learning disabilities and epilepsy about their condition using easy read guides
€29.99You will be presented with the concept that, just as in the real world we have certain rights, responsibilities, and standards of behavior as citizens, this is true in the digital world as well. This will be supported by looking at the similarities between the two worlds. Your understanding of what digital citizenship entails will be increased by examining its three principles, each of which is comprised of three elements. You will be counselled on how to practice good citizenship using each of the elements. The course finishes up with giving you exercises designed to reinforce the principles.
€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.