Learning Disability: Essential Skills and Simulation Training

About the course

This blended learning 2 day course is designed to enhance the skills of staff working within healthcare to improve the care

provision for people with a learning disability. This two day course merges simulation scenarios with focused lecture

sessions and workshops; where candidates can explore key issues surrounding LD with a range of clinical and non

clinical experts.

Course Aims

  • For staff to gain the skills and knowledge to support patients and families living with a learning disability, in the context of the clinical setting.
  • For staff to have a greater awareness and understanding of the importance of providing reasonable adjustments, in order to reduce health inequalities for people with learning disabilities.
  • For staff to have an increased awareness of the challenges that people with learning disabilities face when accessing the hospital setting.


Who should apply

All patient facing clinical staff who look after patients with learning disabilities.