Core Module Information
Module title: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Needs

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

Module code: LDN08114
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
Legal and ethical practice and dilemmas
Essential skills clusters
Quality service provision
Professional accountability
Partnership working/Person centred planning/compassionate care/values based practice
Risk assessment

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Utilise an evidence-based approach to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care.
LO2: Develop skills in the assessment, treatment and evaluation of care for people with learning disabilities who have mental health needs.
LO3: Practice in accordance with The Code (NMC, 2008).
LO4: In collaboration with others develop skills in team or group activities within a range of learning situations.
LO5: Explore appropriate approaches, models or frameworks of care to support client centred care.
LO6: Develop effective communication skills with clients, families and other professionals

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