Ageing & Learning Difficulties
Who should attend:
Anyone working within a residential care and support setting.
This course contains information for care and support workers who would like a greater understanding of the processes involved with ageing and learning difficulties.
All candidates who participate to the required level will receive a certificate of attendance from Essential Training.
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
• Nervous system;
• Sensory system;
• Respiratory system;
• Musculoskeletal system;
• 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
Older People with Learning Difficulties
• Poor Hearing;
• Visual Impairment;
• Communicating effectively.
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