This five-day practical course is designed to help local authorities meet the requirements of the Care Act (2014) in relation to assessing deafblind people. The course is at level 3 and will equip participants to assess deafblind people at the minimum level set by the Care Act. This is aimed at professionals who carry out assessments for adult social care but who do not have training and knowledge of deafblindness to level 3.
The course will focus on understanding the impact of dual sensory loss and how this relates to needs assessments and the new eligibility criteria in the Care Act. Delegates will be assessed throughout and certification will be dependent on competency.
Delegates will be able to:
This course will cover:
Course time: 10am to 4.30pm
Course dates: 9, 10, 11 January & 24, 25 January 2016
Course duration: Five days
No. of places on this course: 16 (maximum)
Cost per delegate £875
Cost per second and further delegates £650 (for two or more people from same organisation)
Course fees are payable either by credit card or invoiced. Please select the appropriate method on the registration page (credit card is set as the default).
If you would like to speak to someone about this course please contact:
HR Shared Services
If you'd like to see details of other courses that we run please visit the Sense Training section on our website.
We are a national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind or have sensory impairments.
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