Supporting People in a Health or Care Setting - One Day Training Course
The Supporting People in Health or Care Settings One Day Training Course is an awareness course for health and/or care staff who have contact with people with sensory impairments.
Who is the course for?
Perfect for health and/or care staff who have contact with people with sensory impairments. Although no prior knowledge is required.
What is covered in the course?
- Communication. What is it?
- How do we communicate
- Types of sensory impairment
- What is dual sensory impairment (DSI)?
- Terminology & definitions
- Definitions of Deafblindness
- How to recognise a person with DSI
- Understanding the difference between Acquired and Congenital
- Maximising residual sight and hearing
- Supporting patients assertiveness and decision making
- Supporting understanding or the processes of care and intervention
- The psychological and emotional impact the DSI may have on a person
- Understanding the issues that a person with sensory loss might face
- Communication tactics and methods that can be used - Deafblind block, manual, Braille, Moon, tactile and other systems
- Language modification
- Technical aids and adaptations for supporting communication
- Where to go for further assistance and support - agencies
- Law and legislation for supporting people with DSI - section 7
- Safe guiding techniques
- Guiding from walking to seating, stairs, around obstacles and into vehicles
- Planning care for Deafblind people exercises
- Auditing of environmental factor for supporting communication