×
<- Back
This course is part of HealthcareLink Learning Portal.

Supporting and Working with the Carers of People with Learning Disabilities course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS

The session aims to increase your awareness of the social situation and circumstances of learning disabled adults.

This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in July 2018.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Appreciate the social disadvantages associated with a person with learning disabilities being within a family home
  • Comprehend the transitions which the parents of a person with learning disabilities go through
  • Interpret the different opportunities for long term care of people with learning disabilities
  • Judge how parents, family and carers can best be involved in the care of people with learning disabilities
  • Support parents, family and carers when they offer care to people with learning disabilities

In this session, we will discuss how to support the carers of adults with learning disabilities and why it is now essential for primary care teams to have insight into their special circumstances.


PRM123
Instructors / Speakers
Peter Lindsay,
Full time GP at Thakur Practice in North Leeds

Dr. Peter Lindsay FRCP FRCGP is a full time GP at Thakur Practice in North Leeds and a part time clinical assistant in paediatrics. He has an interest in learning disability which goes back to an undergraduate attachment to a hospital for the learning disabled. He is a member of the RCGP special interest group, the RCGP curriculum guardian for LD and has contributed to many recent investigations and reports on the welfare of adults with learning disabilities. He has written on the practical care of adults with LD in primary care and has undertaken regular annual health checks at the Thakur Practice for some years. He has been a VTS Course Organiser, a PCB clinical lead and a trainer.

Delivery
Title
Supporting and Working with the Carers of People with Learning Disabilities course for GPs
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Developmental disabilities, Disability
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
3.11_06
Access Duration (in months)
12
Programs this course belongs to
Modules this course belongs to
Similar Listings
HealthcareLink