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

WEBINAR – Nursing Associates in Learning Disability services – 12th November 1pm to 3pm – Delivered by Health Education England working across Kent Surrey and Sussex

The NHS in England is facing a shortfall in learning disability nurses, in response, Health Education England is taking focused action and investing £2 million in 2019/20 to boost the learning disability workforce including a funding offer for 150 trainee nursing associates whose employers will receive an enhanced training grant for their trainee nursing associates … Continue reading WEBINAR – Nursing Associates in Learning Disability services – 12th November 1pm to 3pm – Delivered by Health Education England working across Kent Surrey and Sussex

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