Introduction to Sensory Loss (Distance Learning) Level 1

Course Type Adult Learning
Qualification Level 1
Start Date August 2019
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Introduction to Sensory Loss (Distance Learning)

Care workers may have to work with individuals who are experiencing sensory loss, including loss of one or more senses, i.e. sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste. This course will provide you with the base knowledge on how to support individuals with sensory loss and how to support their needs. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. You will learn how to show your understanding of the various factors that
may have either a positive or a negative impact on individuals with a sensory loss.

• It is recommended that you are confident in using computers and have regular internet access.

• Be aged 19 + and live in the UK for the last 3 years. You must also be resident in the South West of England to claim full subsidy.

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Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • Genuine interest in subject
What will I learn?
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  • Understand the factors that impact on an individual with sensory loss and steps that can be taken to overcome these
  • Understand the importance of effective communication for individuals with sensory loss
  • Know the main causes and conditions of sensory loss

Studying an Adult Community Learning course allowed me to learn new skills from experienced tutors and develop my hobby further. I really enjoyed every part of it.Stephen Wilks-Brown

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