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HACC Training - Towards Positive Ageing: challenging negative myths and stereotypes
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)
Completing of this professional development program may, in part, contribute to the evidence required to achieve national recognition for the competency unit - CHCAC318A Work effectively with older people.
Who should attend: Suitable for all staff and volunteers
What: This full day workshop presented by peer educators from the
Council on the Ageing Victoria (COTA) is designed to explore and
understand the way Ageism permeates our society through myths
NB Previously entitled 'Myths and Stereotypes of Ageing'
The workshop supports the implementation of the HACC Active Service Model
* What is Ageism?
* Identification of common myths and stereotypes
* How views on ageing influence our practice as workers and
* Strategies to empower older people and challenge ageing