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Introduction To Autism  
The Autism Act 2009 received Royal Assent in November of that year thanks to a huge campaign effort and cross-party support in Parliament. In 2010 the strategy "Fulfilling and Rewarding Lives" was published. One of the outcomes identified the need to increase awareness and understanding of autism across the public sector. This course will support you with your knowledge and understanding of autism and has been produced in partnership by the SHIP aut ... Online Learning
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What Dementia Is And What It Isn't  
This module is for anyone who wants to develop an understanding of what dementia is. The module will challenge some common myths and negative attitudes about dementia. In addition, it describes what dementia is and identifies the common signs and symptoms of different types of dementia. Finally, the module explores some of the complex difficulties people with dementia face.

Module 1 of the Open Dementia Suite from the Alzheimer's Society and the Social Care Insti ...
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Living With Dementia  
This module is for anyone wanting to develop an understanding of the experience of living with dementia. The module explores the personal experiences of people with dementia and highlights the importance of individuality and the importance of life history. In addition, the module looks at the impact of dementia on family and explores the personal experiences of carers of people with dementia.

Module 2 of the Open Dementia Suite from the Alzheimer's Society and the
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What Causes Dementia?  
This module is for anyone who wants to develop an understanding of the causes of dementia. The module looks at the causes of dementia, the similarities and differences between different types of dementia and the functions of the brain and how they are affected. Finally, the module explores the factors that can increase and decrease the risk of developing dementia.

Module 3 of the Open Dementia Suite from the Alzheimer's Society and the Social Care Institute for Ex ...
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Diagnosis And Who Can Help  
This module is aimed at anyone looking to develop an understanding of the impact of diagnosis and who can help. The module explores the importance of early diagnosis, the emotional impact of receiving a diagnosis and the process involved in diagnosing dementia. In addition, the module looks at the need for robust support networks and reviews medical and non-medical treatments available.

Module 4 of the Open Dementia Suite from the Alzheimer's Society and the Social ...
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Common Difficulties And How To Help  
This module is for anyone who wants to explore some of the difficulties people with dementia experience and how to help. The module provides the opportunity to develop a better understanding of the unique nature of individual's experience of living with dementia. It looks at how common symptoms can affect people's everyday lives. In addition, the module enables the opportunity to review strategies to compensate for difficulties and recognise and minimise causes of avoidable difficulties.

Module 5 of the Open Dementia Suite from the
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The Emotional Impact Of Dementia  
This module is aimed at anyone who wants to explore the emotional impact of living with dementia. The module provides the opportunity to explore feelings commonly experienced by people with dementia and their relatives and responses that can be helpful. In addition, the module looks at the importance of understanding the perspective of a person with dementia and why our communication must be sensitive to the feelings and needs of people with dementia.

Module 6 of the Open Dementia Suite from the Alzheimer's Society
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Positive Communication  
This module is for anyone who wants to develop skills in positive communication with people with dementia. The module explores the positive impact of successful communication whilst providing the opportunity to develop new communication techniques that can help people with dementia to express themselves. The module also looks at how to respond when a person with dementia is expressing a different reality and how to avoid causing distress.

Module 7 of the Open Dementia Suite from the Alzheimer's Society and the
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Medication Level 1 General Awareness And How To Support Customers  
This online learning module is aimed at all new staff and covers the requirements of the Common Induction Standards. This may also be useful as an update.

This module will cover the roles and responsiblities required to provide Level 1 general support medication tasks only, when supporting customers in their own homes, Residental Homes or Day centres.

Please Note: This module does not cover administration of medication which is Level 2 training. If you require training to administer medication you will also need to complete 'Medication Level 2 - Administration Trai ...
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What Is Personalisation?  
This module is is specifically targeted at trainee social workers. It can however, be used to support both education and training for any individual studying and practicing in social care.

It covers what personalisation means and where it comes from as well as the legislation, policy and theory influencing the personalisation agenda.

Module 1 of the Personalisation Suite from the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).
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