Category Archives: Multiple Disability

Putting Vision into Health Action Planning

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Image: Putting Vision into Health Action PlanningAll people with Learning Disabilities should now have a Health Action Plan and Annual Health Check, This course explores the importance of assessing vision as part of this process and determining whether further support is needed. about a third of people with Learning disabilities could be certificated as Visually impaired another third require glasses or other visual aids.

This one-day course looks at the importance of including vision in health action planning and will identify the key issues for health care facilitators.

It is available in-house for 20 people and includes handouts and resource information to take home.

Who should attend?

All health care facilitators or staff with a facilitation role. Parents and family carers are especially welcome

Costs:

  • In-house course £600 + VAT

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Disability in the Equality Act (Updated for BREXIT)

How is your compliance?

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This one-day workshop is effectively an Audit tool for your business. Gender, Age, Sexuality, Disability was pulled into one act in 2010 called the Equality ACT, it was also strengthened in parts by new additions to Disability Discrimination Law, and Human Rights Law.

This one-day workshop is designed to ensure that you make cost effective reasonable adjustment without harming your service delivery.

The day will cover what’s new in the Equality Act that you need to know including:

  • How the Human rights legislation is enforced: Myths and Facts
  • What are the key issues for people with disabilities? This covers blind and visually impaired people, deafblind, physically disabled people, people with mental health problems and people with a learning disability.
  • Getting it right; what is reasonable adjustment?
  • Access issues (staff and customers)
  • Communication issues (staff and customers)
  • Employing disabled people
  • Where you can get help?
  • (updated) What are the Implications of Brexit to Equality & rights?

It is available in-house for 20 people and includes handouts and resource information to take home.

Costs:

  • In-house course £800 + VAT

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Developing and Maintaining Communication Methods with People who have Profound and Multiple Disabilities

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This one-day course will cover the basic theories of zoning, intensive interaction and developmental communication.

Whilst applying those to practical methods of communication for supporting and developing choice and control using real life case studies of people with profound and multiple learning disabilities both of whom have additional sensory problems.

Who should attend?

This course is open to all Health and Social Care professionals, parents and family carers are especially welcome. The course has been extensively updated to support IMCA’s IMHA’s & advocates.

It is available in-house for 20 people or as an external workshop.

Cost:

  • In-house course £600 + VAT
  • External workshops £100 + VAT
  • Cost includes handouts and resource information

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Master class in Multiple Disability

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The master class will cover the following topics:

  • Incidence and Definitions of Multiple Disability
  • Sight problems in relation to people with a learning disability
  • Functional Visual assessment of people with multiple disabilities
  • Supporting sight testing outcomes
  • Communication issues

The day is structured so that it can be interactive and will take questions from participants given in advance.

Costs:

  • In-house course £800 + VAT

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