Caring for People with Epilepsy
This topic consists of three modules to help carers and service providers understand the particular needs of people with epilepsy:
- Module 1 – Introduction
- Module 2 – Treatment
- Module 3 – Risk Management
Child Protection and Disability – Practitioner Module 1
This module highlights the particular issues faced by disabled children and their families.
EPiC Level 1 – Carer Aware
Whatever your job, you are likely to come into contact with people who have a caring role. Becoming more aware of carers will help you to ensure that they have the information and support they need at the right time. This module will help you to become more Carer Aware.
FASD – Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder
Prenatal alcohol exposure can lead to a wide range of adverse effects on a developing foetus and is the leading cause of non-genetic learning disability worldwide. Generally known as foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), it refers to a range of lifelong delays and difficulties, both physical and neuro-developmental, which are entirely preventable if no alcohol is consumed in pregnancy.
Gender Based Violence
This module explains the types of abuse, its effect on the victim and children and young people, and what we can do to help someone affected by Gender Based Violence.
Informed – Falls awareness
Includes 5 modules explaining how to manage service users at risk of falls.
- Why falls matter
- Person related risk factors
- Environment related risk factors
- Activity related risk factors
- Preventing and managing falls
Introduction to eCare
eCare is a shared information system that will allow citizen-centred data to be shared between public bodies in Lanarkshire.
This short module will give you a demonstration of how to use eCare and contains links to important documents all eCare users should make themselves familiar with.
Promoting Positive Behaviour
The aim of this module is to increase your knowledge and understanding of legislation and guidelines in the use physical interventions within Child/Adult services.
Public Protection Awareness
All public sector staff should be aware of what “protection” is and this module will raise your awareness of this, explain your role in protection, encourage you to respond if you suspect someone is at risk of harm and explain what you can do if you are concerned about a person who is potentially at risk of harm.
The Resilience Matrix – A framework for thinking
The Resilience Matrix is on part of the GIRFEC national practice module and is designed to help practitioners assess and analyse children and young people’s identified needs. This module explains the concept of the Resilience Matrix and how you can apply it in practice.
This is an external course provided by Lanarkshire Lifelines.
There are 2 modules associated with this topic:
- Module 1 – looks at the background and principles of the Lanarkshire Suicide Assessment and Treatment Pathway.
- Module 2 – supports practitioners in identifying risk of suicide and will help them work through the pathway successfully.