For some of team members, working for you might be their first experience of caring for someone in ill health, and/or with a long term medical condition.   This session provides an understanding of Parkinson’s disease, Motor Neurone Disease, Cerebral Vascular Accident /stroke and Multiple Sclerosis.

 

What are the learning outcomes?

  • To be aware of symptoms of each condition
  • To be aware of the potential impact on the client
  • To have an awareness of involvement of other medical professionals e.g. Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Parkinson’s Nurses
  • To have an understanding of communication difficulties experienced by clients with these conditions
  • Potential swallowing difficulties
  • Signposting to PD UK, MND Association, Stroke Association and Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

Who should attend?

  • All staff in order that everyone within the organisation is aware of these medical conditions and their impact on the client.

 

Course details

Duration: One and a half hours                     Cost: Prices on request

Location: On site                                             Maximum delegates per session: 14

 

What’s included?

Pre and post training questionnaire to enable delegates to recognise the impact of the training.

Attendance certificates and course notes.

Summary provided of feedback from delegates.

 

What others have said after attending Vox Humana’s ‘Overview of Four Medical Conditions Information Session’:

 

“Very good. Well explained.  I really enjoyed the session.”

– Care agency team member,  Southampton

Well explained and interesting. Pitched at the right level.

Care agency team member, Southampton

Made me understand the differences in these conditions.”

Care agency team member, Southampton

Very good and extremely useful knowledge for my job role!”

– Care agency team member, Southampton

“Well presented, very interesting and informative.”

Care agency team member, Southampton

Was very interesting, relevant to our job and lots of information.”

Care agency team member, Southampton

“Good overview of conditions and their symptoms, and the possible impact of the conditions.”  

Care agency team member, Southampton

“Excellent introduction to the conditions and their symptoms.”

Care agency team member, Southampton

“Very informative. I really enjoyed this session.”

– Care agency team member, Southampton

“Brilliant session. Celia was outstanding at explaining the conditions and symptoms in a way that was understandable.  Thank you.”

Care agency team member, Southampton

“Very interesting. Like the idea of the gremlin (analogy used by trainer to explain the changes made to the brain by Parkinson’s disease).”

Care agency team member, Southampton

Interested in ‘An Overview of Four Medical Conditions Information Session’?

Please get in contact via the Contact page