Introduction to Learning Disabilities e-Learning
This e-learning programme has been designed as a resource tool to support new staff entering the Learning Disability service.
We hope you find the programme informative and helpful as you start your career in supporting service user with a Learning Disability. At the end of the programme are web links to external organisations that can offer additional learning opportunities for your own development These can be accessed as part of the learning programme or as an additional learning resource in the future.
At the end of the programme is an evaluation form. It would be appreciated if you could take time to complete this and provide constructive feedback about the programme to enable us to improve the service for future staff.
The programme will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
To raise awareness and develop knowledge of "Learning Disabilities" for staff supporting service users, in order that the aims of the service can be delivered.
Staff will be able to:
Identify social history and philosophies of care that have helped shape current service delivery
Describe the term Learning Disability
Understand and explain the importance of supporting each service user as an individual
Identify the effects of being labelled as having a Learning Disability on the individual
Explain how a Learning Disability can be acquired
At the end of the e-learning there will be a link to some external websites. This page can be directly accessed by clicking on the link below:
Learning Disabilities Website Links
How to use the e-learning:
Once you have begun the e-learning please use the icons below to navigate your way through the e-learning
To navigate through the e-learning simply click the "next" arrow to move from page to page
To return to the beginning of the course select the home icon
To exit the course select the exit icon
To view the e-learning on a full screen/return to normal view press F11
To view a table of contents and then jump to a page, select the site map icon
To view these instructions select the icon
Visits and progression through the course are tracked so that training via e-learning can be measured for effectiveness and provide a log as part of individual performance development.
If you are a member of Hampshire County Council's staff and are logged into Hantsnet, you will be able to view this link
Once you have completed the course please fill in a feedback form to let us know how you found the course.
If you have any queries or questions, or would like to talk to someone about tailoring this e-Learning for your own organisation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org