Spinal Cord Injury

Course Description

This theory based course introduces learners to what spinal cord injury is and the range of effects a spinal cord injury can lead to. This is an essential course for all health and social care staff supporting individuals with a spinal cord injury, giving essential information on the levels of support for people.

Course Outline

  • Overview of spinal cord anatomy and the functions of the spine and its components
  • Risk factors to spinal cord injury
  • Symptoms and effects of spinal cord injury
  • The social and emotional effects of spinal cord injury
  • Rehabilitation and long term care needs
  • Person centred care and support

Course Duration



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.