Understanding Ageing & Working with older people

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

This thought provoking, practical and engaging half day session will equip individuals with essential front line skills to help anyone working directly with older people. Examine Ageing, population changes and issues affecting older people. Challenge perceptions/stereotypes. Consider how to better communicate and work with older people. Be more Age Aware and understand common physiological change in aging. This workshop will include a simulation to help you experience how with age our bodies can change and how sight, hearing and communication changes can impact on a person.
Who Should Attend: 
The course is designed for anyone working with older people.
Fees: 
Advice NI Members £30/Voluntary & Community Sector £45/ Statutory and Private Sector £65.
CPD Hours: 
There are 3 CPD hours available for this course.
Education/Professional Framework: 
This course can be used as evidence towards a range of units in our Advice and Guidance NVQ’s and Legal Advice qualifications including ‘Establish Communications with Clients’ (Unit 1). It is also linked to the National Occupational Standards for Legal Advisers including ‘IB4 – First Line Discrimination Legal Advice’.
It has definitely made us think about how we approach some patients and I noticed a number of staff changing how they communicate already. (GP)
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Tuesday, 14 March 2017 - 3:35am