Neurological Conditions: An Introduction
Duration 1 day
This course examines the causes and effects of some of the most common neurological conditions (Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, MSA, Guillain-Barré syndrome, Motor Neurone Disease and brain injury) within Health and Social Care settings. It aims to provide delegates with an understanding of the impact they can have on the individual with reference to maintaining control and dignity over their life as far as possible. The course will also cover person centred support and provide delegates with practical tools to apply its principles in their own roles, work and service.
By the end of this course delegates will have covered: A range of neurological conditions Causes, effects, signs and symptoms of common neurological conditions The changing needs of individuals as conditions progress 'Person Centred' support and the impact of this approach on the individual Skills to cultivate a culturally appropriate, empowering and holistic approach to support Challenges that may present and how to overcome them The effectiveness and importance of multi-agency & team working
Methods of Delivery
The trainer uses a variety of visual presentation, Chalk & Talk, Group work, Handouts, Tutor presentations.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- Terms and definitions of common neurological conditions
- Causes, effects, signs and symptoms of neurological conditions
- Impact on the individual and provision of culturally appropriate, holistic support
- Practical skills development: implementing Person Centred Support
- Multi-agency and team working
The course is designed for Health & Social Care workers in all settings.
There is no requirement to attend this course.
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.