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Ageing and Living with Intellectual Disability Online Workshop

Wednesday, 23 March 2022 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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All of us face new challenges as we age. For people with an intellectual disability, these challenges can often be complex. Associate Professor Mary-Ann O’Donovan is presenting this informative and timely workshop.

A/Professor O’Donovan has a global reputation for her knowledge and expertise in the areas of health and housing needs and later life transitions of older people with an intellectual disability. This workshop will address health, ageing and living with intellectual disability, framed by a biopsychosocial model of health and wellbeing.

Mary-Ann will lead and facilitate discussion on:
  • The meaning of ageing from the perspective of the individual, the family & the health practitioner.
  • Issues of onset and presentation of ageing in people with ID
  • Issues of support, health access & utilisation, & supported decision making
  • Ageing carers, future planning, & ageing in place
This workshop is limited to 25 registrations to provide the opportunity for participants to engage deeply with the content and explore where to from here for their service, practice and the people they support. It is suitable for family and support staff.
Cost: $225pp  (N.B group discounts apply to groups of 7 or more). 

For more information and to enrol online click here and visit: ACDCS Website