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
- How is it diagnosed?
- 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
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
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
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