BAB Partner Events

This section is dedicated to promote BAB events such as Partnership Meetings and Workshops. There is lots going on in Bristol, please refer to our partners WellAware and Linkage to find out about more activities in your area.

 

Substance misuse training for Delivery Partners (Session 2)

Location: Brunswick Court, Brunswick Square, Bristol, BS2 8BF
Time: 12noon - 3pm

We want all of our delivery partners to feel confident in reaching and including everyone within the community. To support you with this, we will be offering training on sight and dual sensory loss, hearing loss and substance misuse – three of the groups identified by BAB as being particularly at risk of loneliness and isolation.

Course details and descriptions can be found below. Please note, each session will run twice – you do not need to attend both dates.

If you would like to book onto a training session, please email bab@ageukbristol.org.uk. Places will be booked on a first come, first served basis. Please note that this training is only available for staff and volunteers working on BAB funded projects. 

Please also let us know if you have any accessibility requirements.

 

Substance misuse

Course title: Elderberries: The Fruitfulness of Experience

Delivered by: Bristol Drugs Project

Course description:

The older population is changing. Those who have substance use as part of their life histories need to feel welcome and included in to services and activities available to older people. Join us to listen to our stories, hear about what matters to us and use our knowledge and experience to help you include us.

The session will include:

  • Identifying the discreet needs of the older drug and alcohol user
  • Recognising the barriers to accessing services faced by these groups
  • Exploring how to make services more inclusive

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