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 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


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.