Ageing, Ageism & Care

Ageing, Ageism & Care
Type: Webinar
Presenter: Dr Darcy Harris

Webinar Overview

Ageing, Ageism and Care: Exploring the Needs of Families and Elders.
Identify the unique needs and issues of an ageing population upon clinicians, health care, and families. This webinar will be beneficial for people who support elders and their families, both professionally and informally. 

Learning Outcomes:  
1. Develop awareness of demographic trends about ageing and their implications.
2. Understand how social attitudes about ageing affect care delivery and supports.
3. Explore the impact of ageing relatives on family systems.
4. Articulate the concerns and losses that are often felt by older individuals.
5. Examine the losses associated with ageing using current bereavement theory and practice.
6. Define the roles and responsibilities of professional caregivers who are involved with elder care.

Presenter Bio: 

Darcy L. Harris, R.N., R.S.W., Ph.D., FT, is an Associate Professor and the Thanatology Coordinator at King’s University College in London, Canada, where she also maintains a private clinical practice specialising in issues related to change, loss, and transition. She is also on faculty with the Portland Institute for Loss and Transition. She has served on the board of directors of the Association for Death Education and Counselling and is a current member of the International Work Group on Death, Dying, and Bereavement.

She is a series co-editor for Routledge’s Death, Dying, and Bereavement Series and she is an internationally-recognised speaker and author.  She has authored numerous articles, chapters, and books. Her most recent publications include Principles and Practice of Grief Counselling (Springer) and Non-Death Loss and Grief: Context and Clinical Implications (Routledge).

Webinar Details


Tuesday, 10th March 2020


Victoria: 10.30am - 12.00pm AEDT
New South Wales: 10.30am -12.00pm AEDT
Tasmania: 10.30am - 12.00pm AEDT
South Australia: 10.00am - 11.30am ACDT
Queensland: 9.30am - 11.00am AEST
Northern Territory: 9.00am - 10.30am ACST
Western Australia: 7.30am - 9.00amAWST


If you're unable to attend at the scheduled time but you would still like to purchase this webinar please register and regardless of attendance at the scheduled time you will be sent a recording of the webinar to view at your leisure. This recording will remain available for three months.


  • Member $50
  • Non Member $75

ACA Recognised Training

This webinar is an ACA recognised training. In order to qualify for OPD points with the ACA, participants must complete an online assessment within one-month of the live webinar date. The pass needed is 100%. Please note, any assessments submitted after this date will not qualify for a certificate. Certificates will only be generated for the person registered. 

Cancellation and Refund Policy

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement reserves the right to cancel education programs that do not achieve minimum participation, in which case all fees will be refunded.

Registration cancellations will not be accepted unless made in writing to the centre. Cancellations made more than thirty (30) days prior to the event date will be refunded less 25% of the registration fee to cover administration costs.

No registration refunds will be made after this date. Please note: The full invoiced amount will still be payable in the event of non-attendance on the day.

Terms & Conditions

ACGB's program and program content is copyrighted. Its use and dissemination is restricted and unauthorised duplication is prohibited. Viewers agree to use the product under the purchase agreement terms, which restrict number of viewers based on registration type. Individual Registration - Provides one person, the registrant, access to the webcast or DVD for personal viewing. Multi-Viewer Registration - Provides one person, the registrant, access to the webcast for streaming from one computer to a group of people or the DVD for viewing at one location. CE Credits for this program may only be obtained through ACGB. CE instructions will be provided to the registered contact for the organisation (or to the registered individual) prior to the live air date and to attendees at the end of the program.

10/03/2020 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Sign in with your existing account

  Create a new Account

Click here to create a new account

Use this option if you aren't a member and do not have an account



By checking out this event, you agree to the terms and conditions