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Disability Awareness

Disability Awareness Birmingham

Course Description:

This course is an essential tool for anyone who supports an individual with disabilities. It will provide delegates with an understanding of individuals rights, difficulties and person-centred care and help them develop a toolbox for working. Disability Awareness means educating people regarding disabilities and giving people the knowledge required to carry out a job or task thus separating good practice from poor. It is no longer enough just to know that disability discrimination is unlawful.

Course outline:

  • Barrier removal
    The definition of disability
    The models of disability
    The law and the obligations on your business
    Applying the law – reasonable adjustments
    Disability myths and misconceptions
    Changes in communication style and behaviour
    The importance of language and avoiding assumptions

    CPD Credits: 3

Course Duration:

3 hours/ half a day

Assessment:

The trainer will carry out ongoing assessment. Learners will be expected to participate in class activities, group discussions and question and answers session.

Certificate:

All delegates will receive a certificate on completion.

Location:

Training can be delivered at locations to suit customers or at one of our training venues.

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