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Supporting autistic people and/or people with a learning disability

Capabilities frameworks describe the skills, knowledge, and behaviours which people bring to their work and are used to:

  • support development and planning of the workforce
  • inform the design and delivery of education and training programmes

For staff in health, social care, and other sectors

Core capabilities frameworks for supporting autistic people and/or people with a learning disability are relevant to those working in any sector and all staff working across health and social care.

Core Capabilities Framework for
Supporting Autistic People

Image: Core capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People.

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Click here to download a summary briefing paper

 

The framework comprises of 19 capabilities grouped into 5 domains:

Domain A. Understanding autism
Domain B. Personalised support
Domain C. Physical and mental health
Domain D. Risk, legislation and safeguarding
Domain E. Leadership and management, education and research

 

Core Capabilities Framework for
Supporting People with a Learning Disability

Image: Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting People with a Learning Disability.

Click here to download the framework
Click here to download the Easy Read version
Click here to download a summary briefing paper

 

 

The framework comprises of 25 capabilities grouped into 5 domains:

Domain A. Understanding learning disability
Domain B. Health and wellbeing
Domain C. Personalised care and support
Domain D. Risk, legislation and safeguarding
Domain E. Leadership and management, education and research

 

For Allied Health Professionals (AHPs)
and Nursing staff

The ‘advanced clinical practice framework’ is relevant to Allied Health Professionals and Nursing staff in learning disability and autism services.

Image: Advanced Clinical Practice - Report cover.


Advanced Clinical Practice Capabilities framework when working with people who have a learning disability and/or autism.
Click here to download the framework
Click here to download a summary briefing paper

 

The framework comprises of 19 capabilities grouped into 5 domains:

Domain A. Personalised and collaborative working
Domain B. Health and wellbeing
Domain C. Personalised care and support
Domain D. Risk, legislation and safeguarding
Domain E. Leadership and management, education and research

 

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