This course is aimed to develop an understanding of epilepsy for those who are involved with clients who suffer from epilepsy. This course will also explore the different types of seizures and behaviour changes an individual may suffer from as a result of epilepsy. It will also inform the staff member on what to do if they witness a seizure.

Who needs this qualification?
Any individual who works within the care sector who is likely to encounter clients with epilepsy.

Such environments include:

  • Residential Homes
  • Nursing Home
  • Domiciliary Care
  • EMI Care Homes

Course Content

  • What is epilepsy
  • Types of Epilepsy
  • Types of Seizures
  • Managing Triggers
  • Causes of Epilepsy
  • Diagnosing Epilepsy
  • Treatment of Epilepsy
  • What to do if you witness a seizure