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Age Health and Happiness training course

Age Health & Happiness Training Programme Accredited by the Open College Network – Level 2, 3 credits

When: Wednesday 11May 2016 9.30am – 4.00pm
Tuesday 17 May 2016 9.30am – 4.00pm
Wednesday 25 May 2016 9.30am – 2pm
Where: In Antrim Enterprise Agency
(It is essential to attend all 3 days to receive accreditation)

Agen Health

What is it? Age Health and Happiness is a healthy living programme specifically designed for those who work with older people. The training for trainers programme takes place over two and half days, approximately a week apart.
Who can apply? If you work with older people and would like to receive training to increase your knowledge and skills in a range of topic areas, this could be the course for you! It will enable you to deliver presentations to your groups. It is accredited by the Open College Network, level 2, 3 credits. Course content 
What is Health? Strong Healthy Bones – information on how to keep your bones strong and prevent falls 
Looking Good, Feeling Good – promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in later life  Keeping fit and healthy – the benefits of physical activity and the opportunities and options available to older people. 
Healthy Ageing –information on how to age well 
Fitter Feet – how to keep feet healthy and pain-free 
Food for Thought – healthy eating and good nutrition 
Programme Planning
Who delivers the training? The training will be delivered by a range of health professionals including a podiatrist, dietician and GP.
What do I have to do?
1. First of all register for the course by completing the application form this includes the dates for the training. You may need management approval for this. Please remember you must be able to commit to all three days to receive your accreditation. A confirmation letter will be sent to you if you secured a place. You will also receive a map and directions for Antrim Enterprise Agency.
2. On day one of the training you will receive a portfolio or workbook which must be completed and handed on day 3 of the training.
3. On day three you will also be required to complete a short presentation based on any of the health topics you have been taught.
Venue Antrim Enterprise Agency, 58 Greystone Road, Antrim, BT41 1JZ Cost – funding has been secured to cover the costs of the training for those who work in the Northern area. However failure to attend the three days will incur a cost of £100 to your organisation.
Testimonials – feedback from previous training courses has been very positive and includes the following statements from course participants.  Presentations and information were excellent and very well presented at an appropriate level.  As I work with older groups every day, all aspects of Age Health and Happiness were relevant  I can feel more confident and informed to deliver a good programme  Thank you – this training has helped me greatly with information, shared knowledge and skills. Great content in course and tutors very good

The reply date is now 22nd April 2016
Please return completed form by email, fax or post to:
Jeni Gordon Age Health & Happiness Training: Health Improvement & Community Development Service, NHSCT, Spruce House Cushendall Road, Ballymena, Co Antrim BT43 6HL
Tel: 028 2563 5575 Fax: 028 2563 5377
Email: jeni.gordon@northerntrust.hscni.net