Unit Ld201 - Understand the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Unit LD201 - Understand the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities
1 Understand the legislation and policies that
.0support the human rights and inclusion of individuals with learning disabilities
1.1 Identify legislation and policies that are designed to
promote the human rights, inclusion, equal life
chances and citizenship of individuals with learning
disabilities (Planned: 0 , Completed:0)
Legislation reverent to the equality act 2010, which is relatively new that has been put in place to protect my clients from discrimination. Which has been tailor made to fit around them and their needs.  
The human rights act 2000, gives people more rights and more opportunities for groups in society/ improved access e.g. Disability
Mental capacity act 2015 The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is designed to protect and empower individuals who may lack the mental capacity to make their own decisions about their care and treatment. It is a law that applies to individuals aged 16 and over.

1.2 Explain how this legislation and policies influence
the day-to-day experiences of individuals with
learning disabilities and their families (Planned: 0 , Completed:0)
Gives everyone the right to the shelter, warmth and safety, and gives family the support that they truly need.

2 Understand the nature and characteristics of learning disability
2.1 Explain what is meant by ‘learning disability' (Planned: 0 , Completed:0)
It's a term given for an individual with the significantly reduced ability to understand new or complex information.

2.2 Give examples of causes of learning disabilities (Planned: 0 , Completed:0)
Brain Damage or Dysfunction-
Some professionals believe that all children with learning disabilities suffer from some type of brain injury or dysfunction of the central nervous system.
Siblings and children of persons with reading disabilities have a slightly greater than normal likelihood of having reading...