Aim of this session:
To improve the understanding of schizophrenia and consider practical issues for staff
engaging with this client group.
· To discuss and understand the presentation, symptoms and treatment of schizophrenia
· To discuss the various ways in which service users are able to manage the illness and how they may be supported
· To hear how service users experience and manage the illness.
“Excellent life experiences – very helpful.” (H.M., Registered Manager)
“Now able to identify issues I didn’t know before.” (S.D., Senior Support Worker)
“The most useful part of the course was having a gentleman in to tell us about how he and the health services has had to deal with his mental illness.” (M.E., Care Assistant)
For more information contact the National Learning Centre.