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Epilepsy Awareness

Epilepsy Awareness

Who is it aimed at?

All social care staff in residential, nursing and domiciliary care services.

What are the objectives?

Subjects covered by this course will include:

  • What is Epilepsy
  • Causes of the condition
  • Who can be affected by the condition
  • Common triggers of a seizure
  • Diagnosis
  • Types of seizures
  • Medical Conditions resulting in seizures
  • Management of seizures
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Medication used in epilepsy
  • Planning ahead

How will it make a difference?

This Epilepsy Awareness Training does provide guidance on how to help someone having a seizure and how to plan ahead to minimise any danger of injury during seizures.


Half day


Free of charge

How to apply:

If you work for Carmarthenshire County Council (CCC) and are logged into a CCC device – PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone, complete this application form.

If you work for the Council but do NOT have access to a CCC device or an email address your line manager will need to apply on your behalf.

Council employees cannot apply for any courses from their own personal device.

Partners, agency staff or people who do not work for the Council but meet the eligibility criteria to attend this course should complete this application form.

The online application system will only show courses that are actively open to book a place on. If the course you are interested in isn’t listed you can register an interest with the Learning and Development team, email: <span class="word-break-mobile">learninganddevelopment@carmarthenshire.gov.uk</span>.

Find out more information on how to make and manage your application if you are a council employee or visit this page if you do not directly work for us. It is important that you complete the correct online application form, if you need any assistance or have a query please email the Learning & Development Team.

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