How to Teach Young Adults with Autism?

Service users living with autism often need extra help mastering the skills and knowledge necessary to live happy, successful adult lives. Young adulthood marks the time when they start transitioning towards increased independence and responsibility, which means it presents additional challenges that must be considered in care home jobs for learning disabilities in Basingstoke. Difficulties Faced By The Younger Adults …

Top Skills You Need to Support People with Learning Disabilities

There are many challenges in care home jobs for learning disabilities in Southampton, just as there are in every aspect of the care sector. People with learning disabilities often have complex needs, and it takes experience, practicality and compassion to provide the best service, ensuring users have the necessary support whilst still respecting their independence and individuality. Communication skills One …

How Music Therapy Can Help People with Autism?

Music therapy is being used in an increasing number of contexts to provide support for a range of complex mental health needs. It has also been used for many years to help the on-going development of service users with various developmental disabilities. Evidence suggests that people living with autism are one group that may be able to benefit from the …

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – One of the Best Ways to Support Someone Who is Autistic

Sometimes people with autism can struggle to identify and manage their own thoughts and emotions. Cognitive behavioural therapy is one way that a service user with autism can learn to recognise and adapt their feelings, and develop better coping mechanisms. Cognitive behavioural therapy, therefore, is a useful tool used in our care home jobs for learning disabilities in Southampton. What …

How Social Skills Training Groups Handle Adults with Complex Needs?

Social skills are among the most important life skills a person can have as they are essential for the formation of meaningful relationships that will enrich everyday life. Improving social skills can be a difficult task, particularly for adults with complex needs. This is where social skills training groups come in. What are Social Skills Training Groups? Social skills training …

Useful Guide to help Adults with Learning Disability to Improve Communication

Two-way communication with an adult with a learning disability can be complex, but it’s certainly rewarding. When you have a learning disability it can be extremely difficult to get your message across. When people don’t understand what you’re trying to communicate, it’s incredibly frustrating. This is an emotion that often finds an outlet in challenging behaviour, so it’s essential to …

Post COVID-19 Guide for Care Support Staff

The COVID-19 lockdown has drastically impacted those with care and support needs, as well as their support workers. Care support staff are more likely to be infected by the virus than anyone else in the UK’s general population, which understandably brings anxiety and concern that the vulnerable service users you care for may be impacted. As lockdown rules start to …