This epilepsy awareness course is aimed at care workers who are involved with clients who suffer from epilepsy. Candidates will gain knowledge on the main effects of epilepsy and the importance of supporting services users to take medication as directed by their doctor.
This course will also explore the different types of seizures and behaviour changes an individual may suffer from as a result of epilepsy.
Outline of Epilepsy Awareness Training Course
What Epilepsy is and how it is caused.
How to recognise at least three types of seizure and how they present
Know how to safely care for someone having a seizure
Know how to administer emergency rectal diazepam and be assessed as safe to do so
What documentation is required following a seizure
The Epilepsy Awareness course is delivered in 2 hours and candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn through interaction and group activities.