Learning and Development

PAMIS recognise that communities do not mean to exclude people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) they are just not always sure how to include them.

PAMIS has a range of learning and development resources that support inclusion, developing skills and knowledge within those caring and supporting the person with PMLD.

We support the involvement of family carers as co-educators, a model that has been developed over the past 25 years and ensures accessible, relevant and successful delivery of range of courses.

We offer face to face courses, events and other training and development opportunities for family, paid carers and professionals working in health and social care.

Topics include:

  • communication and challenging behaviour
  • bereavement and loss
  • self-directed support
  • postural care and management

There are also opportunities for participants to be involved in reflective practice. This can also contribute towards continuing professional development, including CPD for the Health and Care Professions Council as well as Post-Registration Training and Learning (PRTL) for the Scottish Social Services Council.

Our Learning Hub provides access to a wide variety of learning resources, online courses and professional development tools.


Featured Training Courses

Our Bereavement & Loss Training is highly acclaimed. This 2 day course is facilitated by the PAMIS Bereavement and Loss Project Team – 2014 winners of the Linda McEnhill Award for ‘Outstanding end of life support of an individual with learning disabilities’. We are currently considering a course in June 2017 – please let us know if you would be interested in attending.