Module title: Establishing Capable environments

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HSC09105
Module leader: Linda Hume
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Population and Public Health

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Description of module content:

In this module, you will examine evidence based interventions to create high quality care and support environments for people with learning disabilities. You will demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of capable environments in the provision of individualised support. You will identify a range of person-centred models such as health equality, person-centred active support and practice leadership to support individuals with a learning disability and their families and carers.
You will have the opportunity to develop associated skills and scenario based skills teaching (aligned to the PBS Academy competence framework) within practice to contextualise the theory to practice

Indicative content includes:

• Characteristics of capable environments
• Support for participation in meaningful activity
• Provision of consistent and predictable environments which honour personalised routines and activities
• Effective management and support
• Contextual fit and quality of life outcomes

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:

LO 1: Critically reflect upon the definitions, common principles and values associated with a range of person-centred models.

LO2: Identify and evaluate appropriate assessment and to support staff teams integrate person centred approaches.

LO3:Identify and evaluate appropriate implementation tools to support staff teams integrate person centred approaches.

LO 4: Evaluate the role of practice leadership in improving and maintaining quality of life through person-centred outcomes

LO 5: Demonstrate a critical understanding of the assessment process, implementation and evaluation of integrated person-centred approaches

LO 6: Critically reflect on the role of primary interventions and support required to maintain the health and well-being of people with a learning disability

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