Group price from £330.00 + Vat

This half day course is appropriate for carers & support staff working in any Health & Social Care sector that have contact with people who suffer with or are likely to develop this condition.

This half day course enables staff to recognise the signs / symptoms of the patient with epilepsy. It enables staff to deal with the situation in a calm / caring manner, minimising anxiety & considering the patients dignity and respect. This topic is also covered in our First Aid in Social Care course.

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of the programme participants will:

  • Be able to define the different types of Epilepsy
  • Understand the causes
  • Recognise the signs / symptoms
  • Know how to deal with the situation during / after the seizure
  • Be able to recognise the possible patient specific triggers & develop strategies to reduce recurrence
  • Understand how everyone has the basic human right to Dignity & Respect

In-house Epilepsy Training Courses are available for groups of up to 15 delegates

If 2 half day sessions of the same course are booked for the same day, the second course is half price.

Course content

  • Typical causes
  • Different types
  • Partial seizures
  • Generalised seizures
  • Nocturnal seizures
  • General triggers
  • Recognising seizures
  • Signs / symptoms
  • Action to take during the seizure
  • Action to take after the seizure
  • When to call for medical assistance
  • Dignity & Respect