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Neurological Conditions including Stroke, Parkinson’s and MND

22 January, 2020 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Fully funded

One day

Course Description

This course will teach delegates about the neurological anatomy including functions of the brain and spinal cord, and how damage to the central nervous system can affect a service user (e.g. speech and language, cognition, pain, smell, and taste)

The course will also cover neuroplasticity in terms of helping service users improve their function and prevention of deterioration. Practical handling elements will also be involved, such as handling of the hemiplegic arm and positioning in bed.

Learning Outcomes

  • To have an awareness of the some of the most common neurological conditions
  • To gain an understanding of the complexities involved in caring for people with a neurological condition (including physical, sensory, behavioral, cognitive and emotional needs)
  • To be able to recognise signs of deterioration or complications and to signpost to an appropriate professional where necessary

Requirements and Suitability 

this course is suitable for all levels of care and nursing staff within any type of adult care service.

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Disclaimer: Please note that this course is fully funded for Standard, Silver and Gold members only. Associate Members will incur a cost for this training. For more details, please email enquiries@hcpa.info before booking.

Tickets will be available on 22 October, 2019

Details

Date:
22 January, 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Fully funded
Aimed at:
Managers, Training Co-ordinators, HR staff, Deputy staff, Senior staff, Care Staff, Team Leaders, Registered Nurses
Service User focus:
Dementia, Elderly, Learning Disability, Autism, Drug misuse
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home, Hospice