Working with Older People

 

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Alcohol and Older People  
1 DAY COURSE
Learning Objectives:

 

  • The prevalence of alcohol issues amongst older people

 

  • Reasons for increase in alcohol consumption by older people

 

  • Harms caused by excessive alcohol consumption by older

         people

 

  • Interventions aimed at reducing problematic consumption of

         alcohol by older people

 

 

 

 Interaction of Medication and Alcohol by Older People  

HALF DAY COURSE

Learning Objectives:

 

  • Commonly used medication by older people

 

  • Problems and harms caused by the interaction of some  medicines with alcohol

 

  • Treating dependency of older people on anti-depressant medication such as diazepam

 

  • Issues relating to treating dependency

 

  • Courses can be designed and delivered to meet the needs of your staff and clients

 

  • Courses are tailored to your individual requirements

 

Contact Allan Johnston on 07898 111 782 to discuss your requirements