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Foundation in Active Support

Who is it for?

This programme is for anyone who wants to develop a basic understanding in active support and what it is, and may be of particular interest to support workers, family carers, teaching assistants, personal assistants and health care assistants. 

The blended learning Foundation in Active Support will provide an appropriate level of learning for those in direct contact roles while also being an essential first step for anyone looking to become a practice leader in active support.  

How is the programme delivered?

Equivalent to 1 day of training, this course consists of e-learning activity followed by two short group tutorials.

The course will help establish a shared narrative and understanding of Active Support and how it improves quality of life for people supported and staff.  

Key topics covered in the course 

  • Improve quality of life and wellbeing 
  • Improve environments 
  • Translate values into practice action when supporting people  
  • Interact more positively with people to promote their participation and inclusion 

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