Self esteem, older people and wellbeing

Course Code
Course Types
This course will be useful for anyone working with older people and anyone with an interest in enhancing their understanding of self esteem and wellbeing. 
The course explores the concept of self esteem and draws on thinking in psychology to look in depth at what self esteem might consist of.

It goes on to explore the impact of ageing on self esteem and things that are important to consider when working with older people.

The course also draws on participative research with older people into what contributes to or detracts from wellbeing,  and focusses on how relationships and good practice can make a big contribution to enhancing self esteem and wellbeing in later life.
Start Date
Thursday 22 September 2022
End Date
Thursday 22 September 2022
09:30 - 15:00
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes
This course will provide participants with an opportunity to improve understanding of self esteem and the impact of ageing on well being in older people. By the end of the course you will be able to:

•       Explore self esteem as a concept

•       Describe Mruk’s Bipolar model

•       Consider how this model can be applied to practice

•       Describe the findings from participative research into factors which contribute to well being

•       Reflect on the importance of different types of relationships to self esteem and well being

•       Consider aspects of practice that can contribute to self esteem and well being
Additional information
Target Audience
Adult Social Care Providers / Assessment Services (BHCC) / Care Homes / Care Managers / Carers / Home Care Providers / Housing Services / Nursing Homes / Occupational Therapists / Registered Managers / Social Workers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Microsoft Teams, online learning session
Event Trainers
Beatrice Gahagan
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