Mental Health Awareness Courses
This course is aimed at all staff working within a care environment and aims to build the capacity of health care workers in the field of mental health so that they are able to effectively respond to the mental health needs of their service users. Candidates will gain an understanding how to recognise the symptoms of mental disorders and how to understand that people experiencing possible mental disorders require appropriate services.
The following topics are covered on this course:
• Defining Mental Health
• Recognising symptoms of a Mental Health Disorder
• Responding appropriately
• Referring a person with a Mental Health Disorder
• Support and caring for a person with a Mental Health Disorder
• Discrimination and stigma
• Medication and side effects
Our mental health awareness training is presented by means of tutorials, practical exercises and group discussions.
The course is delivered in 2 hours and candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn through interaction and group activities.
Our training courses are competitively priced and we aim to beat any equivalent training quote.
The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed.
Staff should not be expected to be on duty.
Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session.
All our courses are compliant with heath and safety executive guidelines and designed to help you meet and exceed the standards expected by the Care Quality Commission.
Care Home Specialists:
To reach our team, call free on: 03332126849
Alternatively, travel back here to view our range of fundamental care quality commission courses
or visit our contact page to submit a full training enquiry.