Title Developing training modules for staff on Aging and Disability issues
Project Number 518175-LLP-1-2011-1-LU-LEONARDO-LMP
Product Module I Training Platform: Ageing Process
Title Module I Training Platform: Ageing Process
Product Type modules
Marketing Text his module addresses ageing as a process that is common to all living beings, with particular attention to ageing of people with ID. Disabled people are no exception to the ageing process, and as they grow older, they lose their autonomy due to the impairment of their various skills and faculties.
Description The main aim of the module is to provide professionals and frontline staff with the knowledge about ageing process in general and to focus on the ageing process of people with intellectual disabilities. The module also explores the biological/ psychological and social issues concerning ageing as also examine healthy and successful ageing perspectives.
Target group Staff working with Ageing people
After successfully completing the module the trainee shall acquire the following competencies:
Ability to reflect about ageing and ageing process
Ability to understand the theoretical approaches to ageing and its strengths and limitations
Recognize healthy active ageing for people with ID
Ability to communicate about ageing process to professional and service colleagues and also to people with ID and their families
Area of application Social and health services