If you are new to working with a particular client group or in a new role, you can use the material to quickly develop knowledge you will need, and where appropriate, work towards a relevant qualification.
If you are a more experienced worker, you can use the guide to refresh your learning, and to contribute towards your continuing professional development.
If you are a manager, you can use the guide to meet your responsibilities for providing induction and staff supervision, and opportunities for training and development and continuing professional development. This will contribute towards meeting Care Quality Commission (CQC) standards.
This guide also provides underpinning knowledge for Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) unit LD201 Understand the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities. Take a look inside and find out how this guide can benefit you or your workforce.
This guide provides vital information for managers or providers of health and social care services, frontline social care workers, workforce development managers, family carers of people with learning disabilities.
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 07 July 2014
Content: Section 1: Legislation
and policies that support the human rights and inclusion of individuals with
learning disabilities; Section 2: The nature and characteristics of learning
disability; Section 3: The historical context of learning disability; Section 4:
The basic principles and practice of advocacy, empowerment and active
participation; Section 5: How views and attitudes impact on the lives of
individuals with learning disabilities and their family carers; Section 6: How
to promote communication with individuals with learning disabilities.