Cerebral Palsy Awareness - Level 1

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    Cerebral Palsy Awareness - Level 1 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    90 minutes

    CPD Hours

    2 hours

    Accreditation

    CPD Certification Service

    Certification

    CPD Certificate

    Certificate Validity

    3 years

    Who is the course for?

    This cerebral palsy awareness e-learning course is specifically designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of UK health and social care workers regarding cerebral palsy (CP). It aligns with the latest legislation, regulations, and best practice guidance, including CQC regulations and recommendations from relevant health and social care bodies.

      Course content

      This online cerebral palsy awareness course covers the following:

      Introduction:

      • This section will deepen your understanding of CP, a condition that profoundly impacts the lives of individuals and their families. 

      Section 1 - Understanding cerebral palsy:

      • This section discusses cerebral palsy (CP) types and manifestations, examining the causes and risk factors contributing to its development. We will also identify the key symptoms and early signs indicative of CP.

      Section 2 - Diagnosis and treatment of cerebral palsy:

      • This section covers the diagnosis and comprehensive treatment of cerebral palsy (CP).

      Section 3 - Legal and regulatory framework:

      • This section comprehensively explores the UK-wide legal and regulatory framework governing supporting and caring for individuals with CP. It aims to equip health and social care professionals with the knowledge to deliver services that meet statutory requirements and best practice standards.

      Section 4 - Best practices and professional recommendations:

      • This section discusses the current best practices and professional recommendations for managing CP, focusing on a holistic, multidisciplinary care approach. These guidelines are pivotal for delivering effective, person-centred care for health and social care professionals.

      Section 5 - Practical application and support:

      • This section focuses on enhancing communication strategies with individuals with CP and their families, emphasising the value of support groups and resources. It includes a self-directed reflective exercise suitable for an online learning environment.

      Section 6 - Additional considerations for supporting people with cerebral palsy:

      • This section provides an overview of the essential strategies for supporting people with cerebral palsy. It focuses on health, safety, nutritional care, and mobility and promotes communication, behavioural support, and social inclusion.

      End of course assessment:

      • A brief assessment comprising questions selected from a question bank to evaluate the understanding of all covered topics.

      Course aims

      The aims of this online cerebral palsy awareness course are to:

      • Enhance the competency and understanding of UK health and social care workers regarding cerebral palsy, equipping them with the knowledge to provide informed, empathetic, and effective care according to the latest legislative standards and best practices.
      • Improve the quality of care and support provided to individuals with cerebral palsy by fostering a comprehensive understanding of the condition's physiological, social, and legal aspects through interactive content and practical applications.

        Learning objectives

        This cerebral palsy awareness e-learning course will:

        • Define cerebral palsy - Identify and explain the various types and manifestations of cerebral palsy, understanding its impact on motor skills and coordination.
        • Discuss causes and symptoms - Describe the genetic, environmental, and medical risk factors associated with cerebral palsy and identify early signs and symptoms to facilitate prompt and accurate recognition of the condition.
        • Apply legal and regulatory frameworks - Interpret and apply key UK legislation and standards - including the Equality Act 2010 and Health and Social Care Act 2012 - to ensure compliant, high-quality care and support for individuals with cerebral palsy.
        • Implement best practices - Use recommendations from NICE and other professional bodies to inform and guide treatment plans, emphasising a multidisciplinary approach to care that includes physical, occupational, and speech therapies.
        • Develop communication skills - Adopt effective communication strategies tailored to the diverse needs of individuals with cerebral palsy, enhancing interaction through assistive technologies and simplified language.
        • Leverage support networks - Highlight the importance of support groups like Scope and demonstrate how these resources can be integrated into care strategies to provide holistic support to individuals and families.
        • Engage in reflective practice - Conduct reflective exercises to critically evaluate personal care strategies and identify areas for improvement in the management of cerebral palsy, fostering ongoing professional development.

        These objectives are designed to ensure that learners gain theoretical knowledge about cerebral palsy and develop practical skills to enhance their care delivery, aligned with current best practices and regulatory requirements.

          Learning outcomes

          Upon completing this online cerebral palsy awareness training course, learners will be equipped to:

          • Explain the types and impacts of cerebral palsy - Accurately describe the different types and their specific impacts on motor function and daily living to enhance understanding and support for individuals with CP.
          • Identify causes and symptoms - Identify the genetic, environmental, and medical causes of cerebral palsy and its early signs and symptoms to aid in early diagnosis and intervention.
          • Navigate legal and regulatory standards - Apply the relevant UK legislation and regulatory standards, including the Equality Act 2010 and Health and Social Care Act 2012, to ensure compliance in care practices and enhance the quality of life for individuals with CP.
          • Utilise multidisciplinary care approaches - Implement multidisciplinary care strategies based on the latest NICE guidelines and professional recommendations to ensure comprehensive and personalised care planning.
          • Enhance communication with affected individuals - Develop and utilise effective communication techniques adapted to the diverse needs of those with CP, promoting clearer understanding and stronger relationships between care providers and service users.
          • Integrate support networks into care - Effectively integrate resources and support networks into the care and support framework for individuals with CP, providing holistic support and enhancing community inclusion.
          • Reflect on and improve care practices -  Engage in reflective practice to critically evaluate and continuously improve personal and systemic approaches to caring for individuals with cerebral palsy.

          These outcomes align with the requirements set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Care Inspectorates, and other relevant UK regulatory and professional bodies, ensuring that learners are well-prepared to meet national health and social care standards.

            Accreditation and certification

            This cerebral palsy awareness e-learning course is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service, ensuring it meets the highest standards. Upon completion, participants will receive a CPD certificate valid for 3 years that complies with the HealthTrust Europe (HTE), Crown Commercial Services (CCS), and NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership (CPP) frameworks.

            Why is the course important?

            The cerebral palsy awareness course is essential for health and social care workers and other key workers who work with children. It equips them with the crucial knowledge and skills needed to provide informed, empathetic, and effective support to individuals with cerebral palsy (CP). This training enhances understanding of CP's varied symptoms and causes and integrates this knowledge with current UK legal and regulatory standards to ensure high-quality care.

            Additionally, the course promotes multidisciplinary care approaches and effective communication strategies, significantly improving both the care and quality of life for individuals with CP while maintaining compliance with UK healthcare regulations.

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