Definition of discrimination
Why people with a learning disability are at increased risk of discrimination
Additional discrimination seen when people have Dementia
Definition of Stigma
Why stigma is historically a BIG problem in Dementia
The importance of challenging stigma to support living well
What has been done to tackle stigma?
The national ambition for reducing discrimination and stigma
How discrimination and stigma can make a person feel
Recognising discrimination and stigma in everyday life
How to support a person when they are the subject of discrimination or stigma
How you can avoid being discriminatory or stigmatising
Combating discrimination and stigma
Taking inspiration from the disability movement
Education! Education! Education.
The importance of good quality end of life care
What is the difference between end of life care and palliative care?
Useful words that can help you understand end of life care
Talking about death and dying
Talking about death to the dying person
Respecting human rights and a right to know
Human rights and end of life care
Supporting people at the end of their life.
Why is Advance Care Planning Important?
What is Advance Care Planning?
Who can undertake Advance Care Planning and when should it occur?
When should Advance Care Planning take place?
Identify ways of promoting positive communication around ACP
Recognise barriers to communication
Promoting opportunities for discussion and responding to 'cues'
Time and place
Communicate and Listen
General information about the NHS
Who does what?
How is the NHS regulated?
Why do we need to think about how people with a learning disability access the NHS?
How does The Equality Act 2010 ensure people with a learning disability have equal access to healthcare?
What are reasonable adjustments?
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 and access to healthcare
What to do if things do not go well: The NHS Complaints process
Top Tips to involve someone you support in their health care