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Aphasia

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Aphasia

Overview

In the UK there are currently over 370,000 people living with the language disorder aphasia. Usually an acquired disability, it can affect a person’s communication either partially or severely, by impairing their ability to understand language, express it, or both. This insightful course provides an overview of aphasia, explaining what causes it, how it is managed and treated, and how to best to communicate and care for someone who is experiencing it.

Audience

This course is informative for anyone wanting an overview of the language disorder aphasia, or it’s partial form dysphasia. It is also useful for those requiring refresher learning on the area. This includes:

• Social workers and their managers
• Health care workers and their managers
• Care home staff
• Charity volunteers and social club volunteers
• Families and friends of those affected by aphasia/dysphasia

About this course

The course is split into two modules:

• What is aphasia
• Managing and treating aphasia

Objectives

In this course you will learn:

• What aphasia and dysphasia are
• The features, symptoms, and different subtypes
• The causes of aphasia
• How it feels to have aphasia
• The effects on mental wellbeing, and on family and friends
• How a diagnosis is made
• Prognosis, and what everyday life is like for a patient
• The treatments available, including speech and language therapy
• The best ways to communicate with someone who has aphasia

Content

Here are some of the topics covered in the modules:

What is aphasia?; Getting the message in and out; Myths; Expressive (Broca’s) Aphasia – the message out; Expressive (Wernicke’s) Aphasia – the message in; Global Aphasia; Sub-types; The brain; Cause; How does it feel?; Mental wellbeing; Effects on friends and family; The outlook; Prognosis; How is it diagnosed?; Post-diagnosis; Core values; Living with aphasia – accessible information standard; Working with aphasia; Speech and language therapy; Other therapies; Communication groups; Help with communication; Tips for communication; Prevention

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Aphasia.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

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Aphasia

Overview

In the UK there are currently over 370,000 people living with the language disorder aphasia. Usually an acquired disability, it can affect a person’s communication either partially or severely, by impairing their ability to understand language, express it, or both. This insightful course provides an overview of aphasia, explaining what causes it, how it is managed and treated, and how to best to communicate and care for someone who is experiencing it.

Audience

This course is informative for anyone wanting an overview of the language disorder aphasia, or it’s partial form dysphasia. It is also useful for those requiring refresher learning on the area. This includes:

• Social workers and their managers
• Health care workers and their managers
• Care home staff
• Charity volunteers and social club volunteers
• Families and friends of those affected by aphasia/dysphasia

About this course

The course is split into two modules:

• What is aphasia
• Managing and treating aphasia

Objectives

In this course you will learn:

• What aphasia and dysphasia are
• The features, symptoms, and different subtypes
• The causes of aphasia
• How it feels to have aphasia
• The effects on mental wellbeing, and on family and friends
• How a diagnosis is made
• Prognosis, and what everyday life is like for a patient
• The treatments available, including speech and language therapy
• The best ways to communicate with someone who has aphasia

Content

Here are some of the topics covered in the modules:

What is aphasia?; Getting the message in and out; Myths; Expressive (Broca’s) Aphasia – the message out; Expressive (Wernicke’s) Aphasia – the message in; Global Aphasia; Sub-types; The brain; Cause; How does it feel?; Mental wellbeing; Effects on friends and family; The outlook; Prognosis; How is it diagnosed?; Post-diagnosis; Core values; Living with aphasia – accessible information standard; Working with aphasia; Speech and language therapy; Other therapies; Communication groups; Help with communication; Tips for communication; Prevention

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Aphasia.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

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