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Aphasia - Certified by CPD

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In the UK there are currently over 370,000 people living with the language disorder aphasia. Usually an acquired disability, it can affect a person’s communication either partially or severely, by impairing their ability to understand language, express it, or both. This insightful course provides an overview of aphasia, explaining what causes it, how it is managed and treated, and how to best to communicate and care for someone who is experiencing it.

See below for further information.

Sold By: Me Learning


Course Overview

Topics covered in the modules are:

  • What is aphasia?
  • Getting the message in and out
  • Myths; Expressive (Broca’s) Aphasia – the message out
  • Expressive (Wernicke’s) Aphasia – the message in
  • Global Aphasia; Sub-types; The brain; Cause; How does it feel?
  • Mental wellbeing
  • Effects on friends and family
  • The outlook
  • Prognosis
  • How is it diagnosed?
  • Post-diagnosis
  • Core values
  • Living with aphasia – accessible information standard
  • Working with aphasia
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Other therapies
  • Communication groups
  • Help with communication
  • Tips for communication
  • Prevention

This course is informative for anyone wanting an overview of the language disorder aphasia, or it’s partial form dysphasia. It is also useful for those requiring refresher learning on the area This is course is primarily for:

  • Social workers and their managers
  • Health care workers and their managers
  • Care home staff
  • Charity volunteers and social club volunteers
  • Families and friends of those affected by aphasia/dysphasia

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course you will learn:

  • What aphasia and dysphasia are
  • The features, symptoms, and different subtypes
  • The causes of aphasia
  • How it feels to have aphasia
  • The effects on mental wellbeing, and on family and friends
  • How a diagnosis is made
  • Prognosis, and what everyday life is like for a patient
  • The treatments available, including speech and language therapy
  • The best ways to communicate with someone who has aphasia


For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected].

Additional information

Accreditation/Endorsements: Continuing Professional Development Accreditation Service (CPD)

Audio: Yes

Available for immediate enrolment: Yes

Completion Criteria: Pass Final Test, Visit All Pages

Course Duration in Minutes: 45

Course Publisher: Me Learning

Language: English

Level: Professional Development

Suitable Devices: PC

Video: Yes


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£20.00 excluding VAT

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