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Introduction to Health and Disabilities

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryOnline & Correspondence
Course REF: HD001

Introduction to Health and Disabilities Outline

In this course we will be looking into issues that face People with disability, impairment or disadvantage. The four main areas of focus are that of the Physically, Intellectually, Psychiatrically and Aged fields. The term ‘disability’ traditionally means ‘unable’. This term is continually changing and the models used in diagnoses’, support and assistance, are continually changing. People in disadvantage face many of the same struggles that everyone experiences. However, the Issues that face people with disadvantage can impact greatly on their lives and can be further complicated by health struggles. Their issues are as every bit as true and real and can have a huge impact on a person’s life.

Working in this field is hard work but extremely rewarding.  A support worker may watch their client grow, develop, find well-being and empowerment. This course looks at the Issues that present patients, clients and health workers, models of treatment and an insight into the world of health, disability and disadvantage in the hope to teach how to achieve outcomes for people needing support.

This course also recognises that each student comes into this course for many different reasons, whether for general interest or whether a loved one is suffering, or to work in one of the huge variety of roles that a health supporter can become involved – this course is for You – Enjoy this Journey!

The following are the Topics covered in this course;

Introduction

Topic One – Types of Disabilities 

Topic Two – Careers and Places to Work

Topic Three – Alternative Therapies

Topic Four – Systems of the Body

Topic Five – Issues I – Clients

Topic Six – Issues II - Employers

Topic Seven – Education/Recovery Model

Topic Eight – Physical Disability and Treatment

Topic Nine – Intellectual Disability and Treatment

Topic Ten – Psychiatric Disability and Treatment

Topic 11 – Aged Disability and Treatment

Topic 12 – Reports and Documents

Conclusion

References

 


Aims

-          Understanding  the history of Disability; Western and Eastern philosophies

-          Understanding the ‘notion’ of disability

-          Looking at the wide variety of roles and places to work within the field of health

-          Looking at Eastern Medicine and Alternative Therapies Approach

-          Looking at specific Issues that face people with difficulties

-          Looking at some of the important issues that a health professional will need to understand when working in the field

-          Responding to a general model from ‘crisis to recovery’

-          Further insight into physical issues and treatments

-          Further understanding in to intellectual disabilities and approaches

-          Looking into the many psychiatric disorders and history, and treatment

-          Understanding Aged care and more specific needs in this field

-          Learning about Case Studies; examples, design and writing

Introduction to Health and Disabilities

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryOnline & Correspondence
Course REF: HD001