Volunteer Training: Working with Older People
28 April 2021, 1.00pm
Cost: Free for volunteers registered with not for profit organisations. Priority given to organisations in Western Sydney and Nepean areas if registrations reach capacity.
Co-facilitated by Laureen Miles, Manager – Volunteering at Leep NGO and Jay Okan from Western Sydney University. You will learn the rights of older people in Australia and have an introductory understanding of partnership-centred care. You will also learn strategies for improving the mental health of older people, and relevant research showing what helps maintain good health in older age.
Attendees will also learn how to identify where to find quality free resources and training for working with older people.