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Special Interest Group for Older People







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Skills for Health, Bristol - Older People’s National Workforce Competence Framework - Project to Develop a National Workforce Competence Framework for Falls and Stroke

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  • To provide a forum for CPHVA members to meet and discuss the service which health visitors do and could provide for older people

  • To provide health visitors with contacts in other areas, in order that they may visit, exchange ideas and promote the interests of older people

  • To increase awareness within the profession of the expertise which health visitors have in the promotion of health for older people

  • To act as a pressure group to promote the interests of older people and their cares

  • Members of the group will be able to contribute to the Association, by making recommendations appropriate to the continuing development of a health visiting service to older people
  • To act as a focal point in the collection of data, regarding such matters as job descriptions, developments within services in various work areas
  • To draw attention to problems experienced by health visitors in developing their role with older people
  • To draw attention to problems experienced by older people, in order to make proposals and recommendations for changes locally and nationally
  • To represent the CPHVA on outside bodies, in order to promote awareness of the role of the health visitor with older people and of the needs of older people in terms of health promotion

Meeting - 26th September 2005 - - 1.30 - 4pm. Hazel Cottage, Wooding Dean, Brighton

Future of the Healthcare Workforce The National Project The Third Report - Meeting attended by Frankie Dearling - Chair, CPHVA Special Interest Group for Older People


Chair - Frankie Dearling
Walhurst Lodge, Pictslane,
Cowfold, West Sussex
Tel.01273 696011 ex 3843
07780 99 11 05

Vice Chair - Janet Moir
2, Stanley Place, Mosley, B13 8JH
Tel. 021 627 2030


Minutes Secretary - Jan Conde
64, Beech Grove, Acomb
Tel. 01904 658 565

Membership Secretary -
Lavender Cottage
West Porlock
TA24 8NX
Tel: 01643 862845