Epilepsy

DCC provider services who work frequently with people who have epilepsy will follow this training:
Induction ( in first 3 – 4 months of starting in post) : 6 hour course, to include rescue medication
Refresher: maximum 18 month intervals. 3 hour session to include refresher on principles of rescue mediation

Resources for people living with epilepsy.
People with learning disabilities – easy read.
https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/info/people-with-learning-disability?platform=hootsuite

Developing epilepsy in later life
https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/info/developing-epilepsy-later-life

Other sites for learning for social care workers with infrequent contact with people living with epilepsy:
Epilepsy Society
http://www.epilepsysociety.org.uk/about-epilepsy#.Vpy1GHZFC1s

NHS England
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Epilepsy/Pages/Introduction.aspx