Epilepsy Awareness

Course Description

The course Epilepsy Awareness provides an essential overview to learners to encourage understanding and awareness of Epilepsy. Learners will gain a greater overall understanding of Epilepsy, becoming familiar with the main types of seizures, their triggers and how they can support a client during a seizure.

Course Outline

  • Know key facts and statistics about the UK and global distribution of Epilepsy
  • Understand what Epilepsy is?
  • Know what happens during a seizure and how bodily functions can be affected- including dignity considerations
  • Know the main types of seizures
  • Know about common seizure triggers
  • Demonstrate how to support a client during a seizure
  • Know a range of treatments for epilepsy
  • Know about key aspects of risk assessment for a client who has epilepsy and ways to maintain safety
  • Know how to complete an epilepsy care plan

Course Duration

3 hrs


The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment.


All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.


The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues.