Alcohol and Older People

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

Objectives:

  • 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 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 prevention@forwardleeds.co.uk with details of the course and your preferred date

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

Dates:

9th March- on Zoom
23rd March – course runs at TechNorth
12th May- on Zoom
18th July- on Zoom
22nd September – course runs at TechNorth
18th October – course runs at TechNorth
15th November- on Zoom
12 December- on Zoom

All Courses last from 10.00am to 1.00pm.