Assistive Technology eLearning course

This online training course has been designed to provide people with an awareness and basic understanding about the Assistive Technology (AT) available to support adults who have memory loss or cognitive difficulties. It is about supporting people to stay safe and independent.

The training course covers a range of AT available, the purpose and effectiveness of AT, as well as how AT can have a positive impact on the well-being and quality of life of individuals and their carers. It explains how to access specialist information, assessment and support in relation to AT.

  • What is Assistive Technology?
  • Telecare
  • Stand-alone Assistive Technology
  • Activity monitoring assessment systems
  • Mobile Applications (APPs)
  • Telehealth
  • Managing memory difficulties
  • Summoning help in an emergency
  • Managing the risk of falls
  • Managing the risks around purposeful walking
  • Determining the level of care needed
  • Managing home safety
  • When might Assistive Technology not be a suitable choice?
This online training course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Assistive Technology (AT). This course was developed in partnership with Oxfordshire County Council.
This course will take 30 minutes to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. Starting from just £3, access unlimited learning in one simple subscription.

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Assistive Technology eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Assistive Technology course

By the end of the training course, you will:

  • Understand what Assistive Technology (AT) is and the range of AT available
  • Understand the purpose and effectiveness of different types of AT
  • Identify how AT can have a positive impact on wellbeing and quality of life
  • Know where to access specialist AT information, assessment and support

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“Great course - informative and easy to follow”

As a leading eLearning platform provider, Grey Matter Learning recognises the importance of accessibility in learning. We are proud to have integrated Recite, an innovative tool that enables learners to access eLearning content more easily, regardless of their abilities. With Recite, learners can benefit from text-to-speech in over 65 languages, colour contrast adjustments, and translation of over 100 languages, to enhance their learning experience.

These tools can help to make learning more inclusive and accessible for learners with visual or hearing impairments, as well as those who speak different languages. By incorporating Recite into our website and Click eLearning platform, we are able to provide our carers with a comprehensive and accessible training solution that helps to promote learning outcomes for all learners.