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Webinar: Ageing, Ageism and Care

  • by colin
  • January 31, 2020

Don’t miss the opportunity to register for the webinar: Ageing, Ageism and Care from the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement.

Ageing, Ageism and Care: Exploring the Needs of Families and Elders: Identify the unique needs and issues of an ageing population upon clinicians, health care, and families. This webinar will be beneficial for people who support elders and their families, both professionally and informally.

Learning Outcomes:  
1. Develop awareness of demographic trends about ageing and their implications.
2. Understand how social attitudes about ageing affect care delivery and supports.
3. Explore the impact of ageing relatives on family systems.
4. Articulate the concerns and losses that are often felt by older individuals.
5. Examine the losses associated with ageing using current bereavement theory and practice.
6. Define the roles and responsibilities of professional caregivers who are involved with elder care.

Presenter Bio: 

Darcy L. Harris, R.N., R.S.W., Ph.D., FT, is an Associate Professor and the Thanatology Coordinator at King’s University College in London, Canada, where she also maintains a private clinical practice specialising in issues related to change, loss, and transition. She is also on faculty with the Portland Institute for Loss and Transition. She has served on the board of directors of the Association for Death Education and Counselling and is a current member of the International Work Group on Death, Dying, and Bereavement.

She is a series co-editor for Routledge’s Death, Dying, and Bereavement Series and she is an internationally-recognised speaker and author.  She has authored numerous articles, chapters, and books. Her most recent publications include Principles and Practice of Grief Counselling (Springer) and Non-Death Loss and Grief: Context and Clinical Implications (Routledge).

Date

Tuesday, 10th March 2020

For more details please visit the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement here

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