This one day course will provide staff supporting adults with
Down's syndrome up-to-date and accurate information about the
condition, an overview of how adults with Down's syndrome learn
(the learning profile) and provide practical tips on meeting an
individual's support needs that fit the expectations of the Social
Services and Well-being (Wales) Act.
The day will also feature sessions focused on managing health
issues associated with Down's syndrome; promoting positive mental
health and strategies for improving communication.
- Myth busting
- Rights and values needed to promote well-being
- The learning profile - helping people with Down's syndrome to
understand - getting the support right.
- Promoting positive mental health and maximising opportunities
for peoples' independence, a stronger voice and more control over
- Keeping healthy and remaining safe - managing health issues,
risks and choices.
- Case studies - valuing our lives.
- Resources and where to go for more information / advice.
The Social Services and Well-being Act states that all providers
should provide services that meet the needs anyone who requires
care and support. This course is for social care, health and
education staff who will need to understand the needs of adults
with Down's syndrome and ensure their settings and services are
accessible for and meet the needs of people with Down's
Forthcoming Training dates
|Person with a learning disability
|Parent or family carer
|Paid carer supporting someone on the day