Care Certificate Standard 9 - Awareness of Mental Health, Dementia and Learning Disabilities

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    Care Certificate Standard 9 - Awareness of Mental Health, Dementia and Learning Disabilities | Online Training Course| CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    2 hours

    CPD Hours

    2 hours

    Accreditation

    CPD Certification Service

    Certification

    CPD Certificate

    Certificate Validity

    N/A

    Who is the course for?

    This online Care Certificate Standard 9 course is essential for healthcare support workers, adult social care workers, and non-clinical staff working directly with patients or service users in various settings such as NHS facilities, residential homes, nursing homes, and community care environments. It is designed for new staff as part of their induction training and for existing staff who require a refreshment of their knowledge.

    Course content

    This Care Certificate Standard 9 online course is divided into the following sections:

    Introduction

    • Overview of mental health, dementia, and learning disabilities.

    Legal frameworks, policy, and guidelines

    • Understanding the legislation and guidelines that govern care practices.

    Awareness of mental health conditions

    • Identifying and understanding various mental health conditions.

    Awareness of dementia

    • Insights into the care and support of individuals with dementia.

    Awareness of learning disabilities

    • Approaches to supporting individuals with learning disabilities.

    Making adaptations

    • Practical strategies for adapting care delivery to meet diverse needs.

    End-of-course assessment

    • Assessment to confirm understanding and retention of course content.

    Course aims

    The aims of this Care Certificate Standard 9 eLearning course are to:

    • Highlight the importance of awareness and understanding of mental health, dementia, and learning disabilities within healthcare settings.

    • Demonstrate the impact of these conditions on individuals and outline supportive measures that can enhance their well-being.

    Learning objectives

    This Care Certificate Standard 9 eLearning course will:

    • Explain mental health significance

      • Describe the impact of mental health on individual well-being and the importance of recognising mental health conditions.

    • Support for mental health challenges

      • Explain the necessity of providing tailored support to individuals with dementia and learning disabilities and how this support can enhance their quality of life.

    • Promote positive attitudes

      • Discuss how positive attitudes and the social model of disability positively influence care and support for individuals with mental health conditions, dementia, or learning disabilities.

    • Legislative awareness

      • Outline vital legislative frameworks and their implications on the care and support of individuals with mental health conditions, ensuring compliance with legal and ethical standards.

    Learning outcomes

    On completion of this Care Certificate Standard 9 online training course, the learner will be able to:

    • Identify needs and experiences

      • Learners will be able to recognise and understand the unique needs and experiences of individuals with mental health conditions, dementia, or learning disabilities.

    • Promote positive health and well-being

      • Demonstrate the ability to promote and support positive health and well-being for individuals with mental health conditions, dementia, and learning disabilities.

    • Understand mental health disorders

      • Gain a comprehensive understanding of various mental health disorders, including their symptoms and available treatment options.

    • Effective reporting

      • Develop skills to report effectively on concerns associated with unmet needs arising from these conditions, ensuring appropriate actions are taken.

    • Navigate legal and policy frameworks

      •  Acquire the knowledge to navigate and apply relevant legal frameworks and policy guidelines that govern the care and support of individuals with mental health conditions, dementia, or learning disabilities.

    Accreditation and Certification

    This online Care Certificate Standard 9 course is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. It complies with the requirements of Skills for Care and the Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), meeting legislative and regulatory standards for health and social care settings. Successful completion grants a CPD certificate, confirming adherence to these high standards for the theory element of this standard.

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    Why is the course important?

    Understanding mental health, dementia, and learning disabilities is crucial for anyone working in health and social care. This course provides the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively support and care for individuals with these conditions, promoting their dignity, independence, and well-being. It ensures that all staff are equipped to handle the challenges and responsibilities of these roles, making it a vital part of professional development in healthcare settings.

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