Awareness of Mental Health; Dementia & Learning Disability

There are many different mental health conditions that individuals can develop, and they can include: psychosis, depression and anxiety. In this course, you will learn about working with people with dementia, mental health and learning disability.

Learning Outcomes

Understand the needs and experiences of people with mental health conditions, dementia or learning disabilities

Understand the importance of promoting positive health and wellbeing for an individual who may have a mental health condition, dementia or a learning disability

Understand the adjustments that may be necessary in care delivery relating to an individual who may have a mental health condition, dementia or learning disability

Understand the importance of early detection of mental health needs, dementia and learning disabilities

Understand legal frameworks, policy and guidelines relating to mental health needs, dementia and learning disabilities

Understand the meaning of mental capacity in relation to how care is provided