To increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the health needs of adults with learning disabilities and to explore the key role that staff have in supporting adults with learning disabilities to make healthy lifestyle choices.
By the end of this course participants will have:
- An increased awareness of health needs for adults with learning disabilities
- Identified factors which influence health
- Explored the role that staff have in promoting healthy lifestyle choices for adults with learning disabilities
- Identified support services for staff working in this area.
Who should attend?
Those from the public or voluntary sector and carers who are supporting adults with learning disabilities and who can have a direct influence on the health and wellbeing of adults with a learning disability.
Jennifer Smith, Community Learning Disability Liaison Nurse, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership
Janice McFarlane, Community Learning Disability Liaison Nurse, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership