Short courses
Nursing, Midwifery & Health Professions

Learning Disabilities - the Holistic Essentials


Course overview

Teesside University, Middlesbrough Campus

This interactive and informative full-day masterclass develops and enhances your knowledge on the essential and holistic skills necessary to work more effectively with people with a learning disability in your role within primary care.


Course details

What you study

Masterclass content includes:
> effective and inclusive approaches
> enhancing therapeutic relationships and body language
> simplifying communication
> basic behavioural communication
> applied principles of capacity and consent in learning disabilities
> relevant mental health first aid
> basic communication principles in autism spectrum conditions
> reasonable adjustments and accessible information/health literacy
> communication aids and augmented communication strategies
> utilising tools to compliment communication
> building your toolkit, resources and professional network


Entry requirements

Entry requirements

This masterclass is suitable for staff working in primary care.

HEENE Funded
To access a HEE funded place your employer must have signed up to the Primary Care Access Policy and accept accountability for the attendance of their employees.

To access this on a self-funding basis you must pay the fee before the start of the masterclass using the online shop.



2019 entry

Fee for UK/EU applicants:

  • Length: Half day
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384110

Apply online