Midwifery and Health & Social Care teaching sessions
We are here to help midwives, health visitors, community nurses and other health and social staff in supporting new and expectant parents through screening, diagnosis and the early years of having a child with Down’s syndrome.
Our Teaching sessions cover:
- Supporting you to support parents through screening and diagnosis of Down’s syndrome and through the early years
- Health Visitor & Community Nurse Teaching Sessions
You can find out more about each of these sessions and how to book below.
We also provide free new parent packs to all maternity hospitals, community midwives, health visitors and paediatric clinics. If you would like more information or to receive some of these please contact our Family Support Team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 0300 030 2121.
All of our online sessions comply with our Online Safeguarding policy, this can be accessed here, please take the time to read this policy prior to your session if you have any questions we are more than happy to answer them.
Midwifery and Health & Social Care Training
Health Visitor & Community Nurse Teaching Sessions
These sessions will give you: Information on the health issues & characteristics of someone with Down’s syndrome A greater understanding of their learning profile The support we can offer to families Insights from a parent speaker about how families are central to decision making Some examples of good practice Sessions can last from 1 to […]View Training Event
Supporting you to support parents through screening and diagnosis of Down’s syndrome and through the early years
After a teaching session, you will have: Increased your understanding of myths surrounding Down’s syndrome Gained an understanding from a parent’s perspective about diagnosis and receiving the news Considered strategies for sharing the news to parents Heard parents’ views of what life is like raising a child with Down’s syndrome Confidence that you have made […]View Training Event