Challenging Behaviour

Course Information

This course is aimed at employees working in residential or nursing homes who may be presented with challenging behaviour.  This is particularly relevant where individuals are suffering from mental illness.

Who Should Attend

  • Employees working in residential or nursing homes
  • Carers for people with mental illness
  • Carers looking after the elderly
  • Carers working in the community

What they will learn

To understand and respond appropriately to challenging behaviour.

Course Content

  • What is challenging behaviour
  • What is violence
  • Presenting Challenging Behaviour
  • Reasons for Challenging Behaviour
  • Types of challenging behaviour
  • How to respond appropriately

Course Duration

One Day


Continuous assessment throughout the day