Sensory Awareness

Date & Time:

Thursday 26 September 2019 (9.30 - 16.30)

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Venue:

Sutton Civic Offices, G3, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

Detail:

Target Group / Level

London Borough of Sutton staff working within Adult Social Care and commissioned providers within Nursing, Residential and Day Care Services, including Home Carers. 

Places will be offered to those in the PVI Sector when places are not taken up by LBS staff. 

Course Overview

To have an increased awareness of the impact of sensory loss and be able to apply learning in practice with service users.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of workshop participants will be able to: 
• Identify sensory loss. 
• Gain an understanding of the impact of sensory loss on communication and possible adaptations needed. 
• Consider the impact of sensory loss in assessment and intervention, including as part of a complex presentation. 
• Be able to consider potential solutions to difficulties associated with sensory loss, sign post and refer to others. 
• Consider sensory loss as part of a complex presentation. 
• Be able to consider potential solutions to difficulties associated with sensory loss, sign post and refer to others. 
• Be able to make reasonable adjustments for people to access. 
• Be able to check hearing aids and change batteries. 
• Gain the perspective of a service user with sensory loss. 

Places Available:

14

Booking:

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Further Information:

Enquiries:

Rosemary Elton-Smith

Trainer:

Rosemary Elston-Smith – Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapist

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G3, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)