[PDF] Learning disabilities core skills education and training framework

Skills for Health
Skills for Health;Health Education England
Publication date:
28 July 2016


This new resource aims to support health and social care staff and educators in England who work with people living with a learning disability.

The framework sets out the essential skills and knowledge necessary for all staff involved in learning disabilty care and will enable organisations to:

  • Identify key skills and knowledge for roles and team
  • Plan and design content for education and training
  • Commission education and training
  • Conduct training needs analysis
  • Support performance management processes and the assessment of competence¬†