Core Module Information
Module title: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LDN08111
Module leader: Mhari Henderson
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Inter-disciplinary/inter-agency working
Assessment, care planning and evaluation
Patient & public safety
Reflective practice
Quality service provision
Professional accountability
Partnership working/Person centred planning/compassionate care/values based practice
Risk assessment
Safe management of aggression and violence
Essential skills clusters including HAI, nutrition, medicine management
Efficient moving and handling
Legal & ethical dilemmas
End of life care

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Explore care delivery across different care contexts for people with learning disability and challenging behaviour.
LO2: Give examples of assessment, treatment and evaluation of care for people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour.
LO3: In partnership with other disciplines and service users and carers participate in the completion of risk assessment and plan appropriate care and interventions based on this for a small group of clients with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour.
LO4: Demonstrate an understanding of values based practice and professional accountability.
LO5: Demonstrate extension of your skills of working in a collaborative manner and communicating effectively with clients, carers and significant others in health care delivery.
LO6: Practice in accordance with The Code (NMC, 2008).

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