To be confirmed.



Ethical behaviour and supporting people with learning disabilities

Delivered as a two-day workshop, the ethical behaviour and supporting people with learning disabilities course includes four two-hour sessions covering:

  • Respect for persons;
  • What is in a person’s best interests?;
  • Rights and Responsibilities;
  • Relationship Ethics.

Informed Consent

This half-day workshop on informed consent has been developed for support workers and considers:

  • What is consent?;
  • Elements of informed consent;
  • Consent and Adults;
  • Consent and Children;
  • Health and Disability Consumers’ Code of Rights;
  • Who can consent for another?
  • Consent in Emergency Situations 


Tailored education 

The Donald Beasley Institute team also offer tailored workshops or seminars on a range of topics. Informed by national and international research and best practice these education sessions can be delivered to people with learning disabilities, families, and the wider disability sector. Current educational themes include:

  • Disabled people’s access to Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Person’s with Disabilities
  • Support relationships that enhance participatory citizenship
  • In search of a good life: Does the quality of life construct have a place in service planning?
  • Parenting and learning disability
  • Individualised training and education


For information about seminars or education and training please contact