1st Edition of The Academy for the Safe Elderly

1st Edition of The Academy for the Safe Elderly

The project “Academy for the Safe Elderly” was launched as an idea of a few environments. The meetings were based on methods related to active methods of teaching adults, such as lectures with moderators, mini-workshops, case analysis, discussions, debates.

The main objectives of the Academy are:

  • increasing the awareness of the elderly about potential threats and showing proper behaviour in such situations,
  • improving knowledge and skills of proper reaction when falling victim to a crime,
  • confirming the role of Police in threat situations,
  • creating an alliance of government administration and NGO’s acting for safety in the Chojnice county.

1st Edition of The Academy for the Safe Elderly

The following topics were covered within the Academy of the Elderly:

  • Safe elderly – grandparents’ scam
  • The elderly safe on the road • ABC of self-defence for the elderly
  • Healthy life of the elderly, secrets of a healthy diet
  • ABC of first aid

 

The project ran from May 2015 till August 2016.
Currently The Academy for the Safe Elderly is being prepared.
Last review: December 2016.