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Epilepsy Awareness

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Key concepts covered include:

  • Understand what epilepsy is and its prevalence in the UK
  • Know the cause of epilepsy, the symptoms and how it is diagnosed
  • Know what a seizure is and the main types
  • Understand how epilepsy is treated
  • Have an awareness of the common epilepsy drugs and their side effects
  • Understand the importance of people with an epilepsy condition staying safe
  • Implement epilepsy awareness measures in the workplace.

Course Description

based on the compliance requirements placed on Choices Training by the Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act of 1974, Equality Act 2010; Mental Capacity Act 2005 and associated code of practice; Mental Health Act 2007 and Code of Practice; Human Rights Act; Data Protection Act 2018 together with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); and requirements placed on healthcare employers by the Care Act and CQC Standards

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