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Age Friendly Awareness training

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Target Group:

All council staff

Course Aims:

Age Friendly Training addresses physical, psychological and environmental barriers that older people may encounter. This session is carried out through practical demonstrations, interactive exercises and use of simulation equipment to gain a better understanding of the difficulties people may face on a daily basis

Intended Impact:

By the end of this course you will:

• Understand what we mean by an ‘Age Friendly Island’
• Recognise the ageing process and its impact on the quality and challenges of daily life
• Be equipped with some communication skills that will benefit a range of older people who have different age-related needs
• Enable training participants to look at the physical environment of this building and suggest ways in which it could be made more accessible to older people.

Isle of Wight Council employees should book via SAP when possible. Employees without access to SAP and external delegates can book by completing the online application form

Course Trainer:
Emma Lincoln – Consultant with Age UK

Date: 09 September 2020    Time: 9:30am - 1:30pm

Thompson House, Sandy Lane, Newport. IOW PO30 3NA


Fully funded