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Alcohol Awareness & ABI Training

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Exeter

The Devon Hotel & Carriages (Victoria Suite)

Matford

Exeter

EX2 8XU

United Kingdom

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Who is the training aimed at?
The training is aimed at anyone who comes in to contact with the over 50's in their working lives.
This may include: -

Care staff , Emergency services staff, Housing Association staff, Government employees etc


Learning Outcomes

• Explore the reasons as to how, and why, over 50’s are at increased risk of developing alcohol issues and potential harm caused by alcohol in later life...

• Identify and consider alcohol use in an older adult

• What is a unit and how to calculate a unit

• What are the government guidelines
• Understand the concept of life transitions and how they might impact on alcohol use in the over 50’s

• Identify and consider alcohol use in the over 50’s and practice how to respond to this

• Recognise signs and symptoms associated with alcohol use/harm in an older adult
• Understand use of simple brief interventions such as FRAMES and practice using technique

• Appreciate how the learning from this course can be applied in the local setting

• Be aware of the signposting and referral pathways which exist within the local area

• Be aware of the strengths and challenges in relation to over 50’s and alcohol use in the local area

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The Devon Hotel & Carriages (Victoria Suite)

Matford

Exeter

EX2 8XU

United Kingdom

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