Free Introduction to Loneliness and Isolation Experienced by Older People Course27th October 2023
Belfast Trust, in partnership with Belfast City Council, the Public Health Agency and Northern Regional College are offering a course on Introduction to Loneliness and Isolation Experienced by Older People for free. The course will be delivered by Northern Regional College.
These half-day and one-day interactive training courses are aimed at staff and volunteers, in healthcare and non-healthcare roles, who are directly engaging with older people in the Belfast Trust area.
Half day courses
Delivered online: Wednesday 15 November, from 1pm to 5pm
Full day courses
Delivered Virtually: Wednesday 22 November, from 9.30am to 4pm
In person: Wednesday 29 November 2023, from 9.30am to 4pm taking place at Springfield Charitable Association
In person: Thursday 30 November 2023, from 9.30am to 4pm taking place at Girdwood Community Hub
The course content will explain:
- Loneliness and social isolation
- Why it is important to address loneliness
- What are the common causes of loneliness, triggers and effects of loneliness
- Where to find support including useful information and links
Register your interest in attending one of these courses by completing the survey. You will then receive a follow up email instructing if you have been offered a place or not.
This course is free to attend.
Places are limited, so please submit your expression of interest as soon as possible.
Any questions, please call Kerri McCarry on 028 9504 5257