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Ageing & learning difficulties

Ageing & Learning Difficulties

 

Who should attend:

Anyone working within a residential care and support setting.

 

Course benefits:

This course contains information for care and support workers who would like a greater understanding of the processes involved with ageing and learning difficulties.

 

Additional information:

 

 

Certificates:

All candidates who participate to the required level will receive a certificate of attendance from Essential Training.

 

Contents:

How is Ageing defined?    

 

 

The 4 stages of Ageing

 

 

Combining effects of Ageing and Learning Difficulties

 

 

Rights and acts

 

 

Age, Health, Disease & Culture

 

 

How Ageing affects the body                

• Cardiovascular;

• Nervous system;

• Sensory system;

• Respiratory system;

• Musculoskeletal system;

• Skin;

• Urinary;

• Reproductive & Endocrine system;

• Digestive system & dietary requirements

 

 

Ageing & Exercise              

• Health and fitness benefits

 

 

Pressure Area Care

 

 

Dementia & Alzheimer’s                

Defining Dementia & Alzheimer’s;

• 3 Stages of Dementia;

• Caring for Dementia sufferers;

• Group activity

 

 

Healthy Ageing

 

 

Downs Syndrome

 

 

Older People with Learning Difficulties

 

 

Communication Issues                

• Poor Hearing;

• Visual Impairment;

• Communicating effectively.

 

 

Government Papers

 

 

GOLD (Growing Older with Learning Disabilities)

 

 

The Edinburgh Principles

For more details on this course or any other training please call 01271 830338 or use our contact form to request a call