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Ten to Graduate from Community Care for the Elderly Programme at UWI, Mona

Ten participants from Jamaica and Antigua, will graduate during the Closing Exercise for the 20th Regional Course in “Community Care of the Elderly in the Caribbean”, on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 10:30 a. m. in the MPH classroom UWI, Mona. 
The course is organized by the Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, UWI, Mona and Action Ageing Jamaica. It aims to promote the health and well being of elderly persons by helping community caregivers of the elderly to acquire and upgrade the knowledge and skills necessary for providing quality care at home and in residential care setting, thus strengthening support services at the community level. The twenty-two (22) week course provides a mixture of theoretical and practical experiences in the ageing process, principles of aged-care, age welfare promotion and care in organization and management of work, re: client and community.

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