Training Courses

Elder Abuse & Neglect Prevention Courses

Training courses for care staff in residential facilities and for those who work in the community, delivered at venues across the Waikato.  Five basic courses each lasting a half day, delivered at a very reasonable cost.  There are five diffent course topics which include "Challenging Behaviour in Older People", "Elder Abuse & Neglect Prevention", "Sexuality in Older People", "Communicating with Older People" and "Stress & Fatigue in Older People".

To download a registration form just click here.

Click here to download the 2016 In-House Training Calendar and the Regional Training Calendar

NEW Residential Care Facilities In-House Training courses available 2016  Most organisation will have received a letter from us advising this service and details.  A copy can be download here.


Through Others Eyes (TOE)

Through Others EyesThrough Other Eyes is a training programme which simulates the effects of ageing so that the participants can experience the challenges that some older people face in their daily lives.

A half day workshop allows participants to -

  • experience the ageing process first hand so they can enhance their awareness towards others
  • learn to identify and understand the physical and mental barriers that make it difficult for some older adults and people with disabilities to access everyday services and products
  • gain insights in how to change your physical environments and design products for better customer service and improve accessibility

The programme was developed by the Ontario Government in 1988 and since then has benefited a wide range of companies and agencies throughout the world.

Through Other Eyes is for -

  • People working with older people
  • Students of Health Studies
  • City Council personnel
  • Government Departments
  • Resthome and Retirement Village staff and designers
  • Businesses and shops
  • Customer service staff

If you or your organisation would like to participate in the Through Other Eyes programme, contact us.

CONTACT
Course administrator:

Phone (0064 7) 838 2266
Fax  (0064 7) 838 2268
Email margrit@ageconcern.gen.nz

Services

Dates & Resources

Elder Abuse & Neglect Prevention Courses - Regional & In-House

Click here for 2016 information, dates & venues.

Through Others Eyes training dates

Available on request. Phone Anne (Admin) or Margrit (trainer) to arrange session. Ph 07 838 2266.