Falling Down: Problematic substance use in older generations

Clancy, Carmel and Hafford-Letchfield, Trish ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0105-0678 (2018) Falling Down: Problematic substance use in older generations. In: Dual Diagnosis in Older Adults, 10 December 2018, De Vere's, London. .

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Abstract

This workshop will enable you to consider:
- Evidence for and implications of substance use in the over 65’s
- Issues and problems arising from older people’s unique needs and circumstances relation to substance abuse – service provision, management of care, training of care professionals and lack of coherent guidance
- Our online virtual learning programme - ‘Falling Down’ and how it addresses some of these issues
- What we have learned and how we can share this – with the aim of shifting culture and improving practice
- Recommendations for developing policy, practice and education in the field of ageing – with interactive discussion

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Research Areas: A. > School of Health and Education > Mental Health, Social Work and Interprofessional Learning
Item ID: 25854
Depositing User: Trish Hafford-Letchfield
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2018 11:21
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2019 14:39
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/25854

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