Event_Ageing Actively – facing the challenges as people age @sheffhallamuni

Ageing Actively

Wednesday 13 May 2015, 9.15am–4.15pm

Heart of the Campus, Collegiate Campus, Sheffield Hallam University

This event will explore the challenges people face as they age.

Join other health and social care professionals to consider

  • how individuals and society can support the ageing population, enabling them to remain active and maintain independence and wellbeing
  • effective rehabilitation techniques to optimise quality of life

The event will include

  • a keynote speech by Dame Esther Rantzen
  • a series of workshops which will focus on creativity and identifying innovative solutions
  • a Question Time style debate with a panel consisting of Dame Esther Rantzen and representatives from Voluntary Action Rotherham, AgeUK and other leading organisations

Workshops will be themed around

  • technology and applied research
  • activity projects and rehabilitation
  • service redesign

Sheffield Hallam University is one of the largest providers of health and social care and sport education in the UK. Coupled with our Public Health Hub and focused research centres such as the Lab4Living, we are unrivalled in our ability to deliver effective solutions and education to support service providers and society to ensure that older people are able to age actively.

Find out more and register for the event.

Dr Kate Grafton

Deputy Head of Allied Health Department  / Faculty of Health and Wellbeing  / Robert Winston Building

Collegiate Crescent Campus / Sheffield Hallam University  /  Sheffield  /  S10 2BP   /   UK

Mob: +44(0)7768022125   /   Office: +44(0)1142255933   /   SKYPE:k.grafton

www.shu.ac.uk     k.grafton@shu.ac.uk

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