We are delighted to launch this new CQC Mandatory eLearning course "Caring for People with Autism"
This course has been launched on our CareTutor platform.
If you are a current or a new customer interested in this course, please add this to your basket and check out to enquire a free phone call explaining a bit about the course and we'll help you set up an account on our CareTutor platform for you to access this course.
A CQC Mandatory Course:
With the introduction of the Health and Care Act 2022, from the 1st of July 2022, educating social care workers on providing better social care outcomes for people with autism and learning disabilities has become mandatory for those who work with people diagnosed with the condition.
The CQC will be checking to see whether social care providers have carried out this training and assessed the competencies of their staff following this.
Details about the course:
According to the National Autistic Society it’s estimated that around 1 in 100 people are on the autistic spectrum.
In the UK there are 700,000 people diagnosed with the condition.
This course will walk learners through what an autistic person may be experiencing in a range of situations and how best to assist them.
By the end of the course, learners should understand:
- What an "Autism Spectrum Condition" is
- How autism affects people
- How to improve your communication with autistic people
- How to best support people with autism
- How to reduce the instances of behaviours that challenge
Subjects covered include:
What autism is • Causes of autism • Diagnosing the condition • Other conditions autistic people may face • How to provide care and support to people with autism • Behaviours that challenge • Safeguarding adults with autism • Communicating with people with autism