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09: Learning Disability Awareness

Care Certificate Standard 09: Learning Disability Awareness

This online ‘Learning Disability’ content will deliver key knowledge to healthcare workers which can be used towards achieving the care certificate, this content can be taken as part of the Care Certificate: Full Package.

This Learning Disabilities content should be completed by all healthcare and social care staff. This includes unpaid and voluntary staff working in NHS and private hospitals, locum doctors, locum allied health professionals, agency nurses and healthcare assistants. This online care certificate training content is also relevant for health and social care support workers, including charities, nursing and residential home staff.


  • Understand the needs and experiences of people with a Learning Disability
  • Understand the importance of promoting positive health and wellbeing for an individual who may have a Learning Disability
  • Understand the adjustments which may be necessary in care delivery relating to an individual who may have a Learning Disability
  • Understand the meaning of mental capacity in relation to how care is provided