Disability awareness training

Course overview

This half-day training will highlight issues around disability, raising awareness and understanding how to support colleagues by making reasonable adjustments in the workplace.

It will help colleagues to be mindful of our duty to give ‘due regard’ and support our Trust vision of providing compassionate and safe care. Participants will be updates with current legislation around these issues.

It is a highly interactive workshop with presentations, group exercises and the chance to ask questions throughout the session.

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All staff

  1. To raise awareness about The different models of disability
  2. Create understanding of the issues that may affect people rights.
  3. To understand legislative framework, trust policies and also where to seek help for advice. 
  1. The different models of disability
  2. Overview of anti - discriminatory legislation
  3. The different models of disability
  4. Overview of anti - discriminatory legislation
  5. Our duty as a Hospital Trust to promote disability equality
  6. Develop awareness of communication and access issues faced by people with disabilities
  7. Develop knowledge of practical strategies to support people with disabilities
  8. Sharing the learning from the Kate Nash research which Barts Health participated in.
  9. Understand responsibilities towards people with disabilities
  10. Story telling