Learning Disabilities Awareness Training

Event Category: Healthwatch Central West London Event

    • Differentiate between ‘learning disability’ and ‘learning difficulty’
    • Discuss how learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder overlap
    • Describe some of the things people with learning disabilities may find difficult and why
    • Describe what can go wrong in the care of people with learning disabilities
    • Reflect on how attitudes towards impairments and disabilities, and including people in their own care are essential for promoting well-being for the individual
    • Discuss what ‘reasonable adjustment’ means and how to adjust the way that care is delivered to people with learning disabilities
    • Explain how early detection of learning disabilities can improve how care is provided and support is given
    • Explain the legislation and policies that are designed to promote and protect human rights including the concepts of capacity and consent
    • Discuss the importance of reporting concerns and identify how concerns can be reported according to local policy and guidelines



    Saturday 7th December, 10am-5pm



    Bay 20 Community Centre,

    71 St Marks Road,

    W10 6JG


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