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Virtual Training - Epilepsy Awareness

posted Nov 2, 2020, 8:15 AM by Rebecca Barker
Did you know...
  • In the UK, there are over 500,000 people with epilepsy 
  • Every day, 87 people are diagnosed
  • Almost one in every 100 people has the condition
  • One in every four people newly diagnosed with epilepsy is over the age of 65
  • 1,000 people die in the UK every year because of their epilepsy
Figures from Public Health England (PHE)

Staff working in Social Care today, often need specialized training in order to care/support clients, enabling them to have more positive life outcomes.


When it comes to learning about epilepsy, the knowledge gained, can greatly improve a person's quality of life. Epilepsy management is a very important part of service provision for many service users in both domiciliary settings and assisted living facilities.


To support this LSCP has collaborated on the development of a half-day programme which will enable staff to gain further insight to the condition and will help employers meet their CQC requirements for staff training. In addition to meeting:

  • Health and Social Care Act 2014 (Regulated Activities)
  • NICE Guidance 'Epilepsies: diagnosis and management' CG137
  • NICE Quality standard [QS26] - Epilepsy in adults
  • National Clinical Guideline Centre ‘The epilepsies guideline’

Our half-day session has a number of learning objectives which include:

  • Understand the nature and incidence of epilepsy
  • Be familiar with the various forms of epilepsy and their clinical features
  • Understand the diagnostic methods for investigating suspected epilepsy
  • Be able to explain the range of treatments available for this condition
  • Appreciate the social and occupational aspects of epilepsy


The event will take place on;


Tuesday 10th November 2020 at 9:30AM - 12:45PM


Virtual learning environment through Zoom 


LSCP Members (2020 fully subscribed) = £38.50         Non-Members = £50.00


Sessions delivered in the virtual classroom environment will use a range of methods and resources including: Group discussions, case studies, scenarios.

Please click here if you would like to view or download a training flyer please click here or if you would like to book a place please downloaded an complete our training booking form.


Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to call our office using the number below.