OUT NOW: ‘Right to be heard’: The Government’s response to the consultation on learning disability and autism training for health and care staff

This is the Government response to the consultation on proposals for introducing mandatory learning disability and autism training for health and social care staff in England. The Government received 5,155 responses to the consultation. Consulting on proposals for mandatory learning disability and autism training was one of the commitments made in the Government’s response to … Continue reading OUT NOW: ‘Right to be heard’: The Government’s response to the consultation on learning disability and autism training for health and care staff

Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting People with a Learning Disability has been UPDATED

This is an update of the original ‘Learning Disabilities Core Skills Education and Training Framework’ previously published in 2016. This updated framework was jointly commissioned by Health Education England and NHS England (Learning Disability Programme). Project delivery was led by Skills for Health. The framework review and development was guided by a steering group representing … Continue reading Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting People with a Learning Disability has been UPDATED

OUT NOW: Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People

"England first ever framework led and co-writen by Autistic people and families to support the workforce offer even better care and support" Introduction and background It is estimated that there are over 700,000 autistic people in the UK, equivalent to around 1.1% of the population. Many of these people and their families at one time … Continue reading OUT NOW: Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People

INVITATION to Massive Open Online Course on the theme of ‘Ethical Decision-Making in Care’ from The International Care Ethics Observatory

‘Ethical Decision-Making in Care’ is a 4 week course beginning on 21st October 2019 and requires a commitment of 2 hours per week. The themes of the 4 weeks are as follows: Week 1 – introducing ethics and the Four Principles Approach in relation to a maternal health scenario Week 2 – Exploring the potential … Continue reading INVITATION to Massive Open Online Course on the theme of ‘Ethical Decision-Making in Care’ from The International Care Ethics Observatory

Professor Sally Hardy & Professor Eddie Chaplin explore : What difference does a MOOC make when learning about Learning Disability?

At the Department for Advanced and Integrated Practice at London South Bank University, we have pioneered several ‘Massive open online courses’ (MOOCs), with the help of partners such as Health Education England, covering aspects of mental and physical wellbeing. This specific MOOC explores how to better understand and engage with people living with a learning … Continue reading Professor Sally Hardy & Professor Eddie Chaplin explore : What difference does a MOOC make when learning about Learning Disability?