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Mental Health and Learning Disabilities

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Learnpro Dementia Resources (1)

Instructions for accessing Dementia resources on Learnpro

Learning Byte Living healthy Living well

This Learning Byte draws on information from a range of sources on the physical health and well-being needs of people with profound and multiple learning disability (PMLD). It looks at the physical health and well-being issues people with PMLD often experience.

Dementia Skilled Improving Practice Learning Resource (Updated 2016)

We have developed a comprehensive learning resource Dementia Skilled - Improving Practice designed against Promoting Excellence.

Supporting People with Dementia in Acute Care Learning Resource

We have developed a comprehensive learning resource Supporting People with Dementia in Acute Care Learning Resource designed against Dementia Skilled Practice Level of Promoting Excellence.

Career and Development Framework for Community Mental Health Nurses

This resource has been developed to provide a framework for development for Community Mental Health Nurses

Equal Health

This framework has been developed to help all practitioners who work with people with learning disabilities develop their ability to support them to achieve health equality.

Scottish Ambulance Service - Dementia Learning Resource

The learning resource focuses on understanding dementia, effective communication, and providing positive person-centred support. It can be used for individual learning, learning as a group or team, in a facilitated learning event, or in a mixture of all of these approaches. As well as providing key learning, activities and scenarios are used throughout the learning resource to help encourage exploration and reflection about real practice issues.

Promoting excellence in supporting people through a diagnosis of dementia

This learning resource has been developed to help health and social services staff further develop their ability to support people with dementia and their families before, during and after receiving a diagnosis of dementia.

Career and Development Framework for Learning Disability Nursing in Scotland

This Framework builds on the National Framework for Pre-registration Learning Disability Nursing Field Programmes in Scotland which defines the principles and competences that universities and practice-placement providers are expected to demonstrate withing their pre-registration programmes and details the knowledge, skills and competence expected from a learning disability nurse at the point of registration.

National Framework for Pre-registration Learning Disability Nursing Field Programmes in Scotland

This framework has been developed as an outcome of Strengthening the Commitment: the report of the UK review of learning disabilities nursing. It replaces the 2005 framework, The Right Preparation: the framework for learning disability nurse education in Scotland and builds on the agenda set out fo learning disability nursing in Scotland

Top Tips for Mental Health Workers

Supporting Relatives and Informal Carers - Top Tips for Mentla Health Workers

Promoting Excellence Guidance for Trainers and Educators

This guideline has been developed to support education providers to adopt a standardised approach to Dementia education in all undergraduate and postgraduate health and social services professionals' educational preparation.

Think Capacity Think Consent

This learning resource provides essential information about the application of Part 5 of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 (AWI) to ensure staff in acute general hospital settings safeguard the rights of people who lack capacity to consent to treatment.

10 essential shared capabilties supporting person centred approaches

NES has produced this resource for all health care staff to support their learning and development in person centred, rights and values based approaches to working with people.

National Framework for Pre Registration Mental Health Nursing Field Programmes

The National Framework for Pre Registration Mental Health Mental Health Nursing Programmes in Scotland was originally developed in 2008 as an outcome of Rights, Relationships and Recovery: the Report of the National Review of Mental Health Nursing in Scotland. It also responded to the direction of travel for the nursing profession in Scotland set out in wider mental health policy at that time.

Positive Behavioural Support: a learning resource

The learning resource aims to equip participants with knowledge in positive behaviour support (PBS) and to help participants begin to identify how they could use PBS in their practice, to support positive behavioural change to improve the lives of people with a learning disability.

Positive Behavioural Support: Facilitators pack

This Facilitators Pack provides guidance for the delivery of Positive Behavioural Support: A Learning Resource.

Respecting and Protecting Adults with Incapacity

A learning resource to support and prepare health and social care practitioners in the practical application of the provisions of The Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000, the Mental Health (Care and Treatment)(Scotland) Act 2003 and the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007.

Mental Health Care and Treatment Act 2003

A resource for Mental Health Nurses working with people with mental health problems, in recognition of the fact taht they have specific statutory responsibilities as well as practice responsibilities under the Act.

The 10 Essential Shared Capabilities

The learning resource has been designed to meet the learning needs of a wide range of people with an interest in mental health in Scotland, including mental health professionals, workers, service users, carers and the people who support them.

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