Keeping Connected

Better Practice Project

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Overview

Strengthen reablement strategies in working with older people to facilitate community connections

This workshop was developed around the findings from ‘Alone in a Crowd’ research by South Australian Mandy Stanley. The research challenges stereotypical concepts associated with old age and points to the significant health risks facing older people who live with loneliness in old age.


Target Audience

Managers, Team Leaders, Support Workers, Volunteers.

 


Expected Outcomes

On completion of this workshop learners will be able to:

Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of natural relationships and community connections

  • Describe barriers to participation
  • Apply knowledge about addressing loneliness in older people
  • Describe the benefits of community participation to prevent loneliness for older people

Notes

This workshop is FREE for CHSP and HACC providers (Code: CHSP2018)

This workshop will be conducted subject to sufficient registrations

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Fees

$160.00 for Non-Members
$120.00 for Members

 

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