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COURSE INFORMATION:

Aim: To equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the models and types of disabilities and the legal and social structures and services in place to accommodate disabilities at national and community level and in the workplace.
Participant Profile: Course is suitable for those who require a formal qualification and skills to work in a healthcare setting.
Duration: 6 days or equivalent contact delivery days in a classroom setting. Learners will be required to complete work outside of class time.
Status: Minor component
Credit Value: 15 credits toward a relevant other component on a Health/Childcare award

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES:

Some of the learning outcomes include:

  1. Explore various definitions of disability, to include definitions outlined in Irish legislation
  2. Describe the various classifications of disability
  3. Outline the models of disability which provide theoretical underpinnings of disability studies, to include the medical model, the social model and the World Health Organisation’s International Classification of Functioning and Disability (ICF)
  4. Identify different types of disabilities, to include physical disability, learning disability, specific learning difficulties (SPLDs), mental illness, sensorial disabilities specifically visual impairment, hearing loss and speech difficulties and specific condition including diabetes and epilepsy, explaining how these impact on the individual’s quality of life
  5. Outline strategies to minimise the difficulties that specific disabilities may cause for individuals

OTHER INFORMATION:

Entry Requirement: Minimum of Level 5 certificate standard of education. Strong interest or working in providing quality care in a healthcare setting. A strong level of spoken and written English required.
Assessment: Assignment 50% Learner Record 50%.
Learners will receive assignment briefs and guidelines on completing these assessments.
Tutor Profile: All tutors are highly qualified and experienced Healthcare experts.
Support: A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one and email support available from tutors throughout the course.
Resources: Learners receive a comprehensive resource pack that can be used as a reference during and after the course.
Booking Process & Fee: Booking Form available by email to admin@barrowtraining.ie or online at www.barrowtraining.ie . Discounts available if the course is booked and paid in full online.
Transfer/progression: Successful completion enables the learner to transfer to programmes leading to other certificates where this component is a mandatory or an elective requirement at Level 5 & 6.

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