Devon: Training Sessions in North Devon

29th - 30th Jun 2017

Learning Outcomes

· Explore the reasons as to how, and why, over 50’s are at increased risk of developing alcohol issues and potential harm caused by alcohol in later life

· Identify and consider alcohol use in an older adult

· What is a unit and how to calculate a unit

· What is the government guidelines

· Understand the concept of life transitions and how they might impact on alcohol use in the over 50’s

· Identify and consider alcohol use in the over 50’s and practice how to respond to this

· Recognise signs and symptoms associated with alcohol use/harm in an older adult

· Understand use of simple brief interventions such as FRAMES and practice using technique

· Appreciate how the learning from this course can be applied in the local setting

· Be aware of the signposting and referral pathways which exist within the local area

· Be aware of the strengths and challenges in relation to over 50’s and alcohol use in the local area

Venue: The Cedars Hotel (Bickington) 3 sessions

Thursday 29th June 12.30pm – 15.30pm Click here to create an account and book your place

Thursday 29th June 17.30pm – 20.30pm Click here to create an account and book your place

Friday 30th June 09.30am to 12.30pm Click here to create an account and book your place

Refreshments will be provided.