Alcohol Awareness – Supporting the Over 50s – Day Two

The second of two modules that make up the ‘Alcohol Awareness: Supporting the Over 50s’ course, covering boundaries, elder abuse and communication with a focus on how alcohol impacts on these areas.

This module focuses on personal and professional boundaries when supporting the over 50s. particularly where alcohol is an issue.

The session will also ask participants to consider alcohol-related elder abuse. Participants will consider the concept of responsibility and consider their role in the reporting of suspected abuse.

Communication skills will be practised throughout the session with a particular focus on how to communicate with over 50s who are or may be affected by alcohol use.

Please note that this is the second day of the ‘Alcohol Awareness – Supporting the Over 50s’ course. Completing Day One is a prerequisite to attending this module.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • explore themes around boundaries. abuse. and harm. in relation to the over 50s
  • discuss confidentiality and practise the reporting of suspected. or actual, misconduct
  • explore the concept and types of communication and practise communication skills.

Aimed At

Peers. volunteers. carers and people who support the over 50s.


Free within City of Glasgow, please contact Catherine Forrest at to register interest.


One day