Elder Abuse as a Domestic Violence Issue
Wednesday 18th April, 2012.
Ramada Hotel, Bray, Co Wicklow
9:00 a.m. Registration
9.30 a.m. Session 1: “A Total indifference to Our Dignity- Older People’s Understanding of Elder Abuse”
Mr. Robin Webster, CEO Age Action Ireland
Questions and Answers
10.45 a.m. Coffee Break
11.15 a.m. Session 2: ‘Elder abuse…….domestic violence grown old?
Dr Amanda Phelan, Programme CoordinatorM.Sc Clinical Nursing & Leadership Programmes, in the Management of Elder Abuse, Admissions Tutor,
Questions & Answers
12. Noon Session 3: The HSE elder abuse service (overview & referral data)
Ms Sarah Mahon:HSE Dedicated Officer for the Protection of Older People
Questions and Answers
12.45 p.m: Lunch
2 p.m: Session 4: Abuse of Personhood: Implications for Professional Practice in Reponses to Elder Abuse
Dr Janet Carter Anand, Lecturer in Social Work, School of Sociology, Social
Policy and Social Work, Queen’s University Belfast
3 .15 pm: Questions & Answers
Representatives from the voluntary and statutory sector services associated with the issue of Domestic Abuse i.e. The Mental Health & Medical Professions, An Garda Siochana, Addiction Services, Children and Young Peoples Support Organisations, Homeless Services and Welfare Supports. Educators, Religious etc., are invited to attend.
The Cost of this seminar is €35to include tea/coffee biscuits, and 3 course buffet lunch
Places are limited so early booking is advisable .If not attending yourself, please pass this notice to someone else who may be interested in attending
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