Explain what incidental learning is and where clients can be encouraged to use these learning opportunities.

Scenario

You are a support worker in a disability support service. You have a diverse range of clients with varying levels and types of needs at your service. Your colleagues have requested that you share some learning strategies with them to support clients and include the value of incidental learning.

In your response to share information with your colleagues please write:

  1. Five learning strategies that can be used to support the learning and skill development for clients. In your discussion include one example of its possible application.
  2. Explain what incidental learning is and where clients can be encouraged to use these learning opportunities.