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: 27, 28 April & 3, 4, 5 May 2017
Course duration: Five days
No. of places on this course: 20 (maximum)
Cost per delegate £875
Cost per second and further delegate £650 (for two or more people from same organisation)
If you would like to speak to someone about this course please contact:
Graham Nolan, Senior trainer / practitioner
TouchBase South East
12 Hyde Close
Tel: 020 8447 4005
If you'd like to see details of other courses that we run please visit the Sense Training section on our website.
Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, have sensory impairments or complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.
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