Alcohol and Older People

To build participants’ knowledge and skills around supporting older people who may be drinking too much


  • Discuss information about alcohol’s effects and risks in relation to older people.
  • Define alcohol units and recommended limits.
  • Introduce early and late-onset drinking.
  • Discuss barriers to support
  • Discuss harm reduction techniques and how older people may be able to implement them into their lives.
  • Understand the use of simple brief interventions applying the FRAMES model.
  • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds.

To book a place on the training course detailed above please email with details of the course and your preferred date

Please check whether the course is being run online via Zoom or in-person at the Public Health Resource Centre in TechNorth


21st November 2023 – course runs at TechNorth

17th January 2024  – on Zoom
6th February 2024  – course runs at TechNorth
18th March 2024 – on Zoom
24th May 2024 – course runs at TechNorth
6th June 2024 – on Zoom
2nd July 2024 – course runs at TechNorth
31st July 2024 – on Zoom
10th October 2024  – course runs at TechNorth
14th October 2024  – on Zoom
6th November 2024  – on Zoom
3rd December 2024 – course runs at TechNorth

All Courses last from 10.00am to 1.00pm.