Join our lunchtime panel discussion exploring new research which examines the impact of alcohol for those seeking employment; in employment; or preparing for retirement.
Listen to contributions from Addiction NI, Bank of Ireland, Business in the Community, People Plus and the true impact of someone’s lived experience.
Join in the discussion to explore how we as employers and service providers can better support those aged 50+ gain and maintain employment or prepare for a healthy retirement.
When? 30th March 2017
Where? Millenium Forum
Who should attend? Employers interested in realising employee’s true potential
Light Lunch will be provided
Drink Wise Age Well is a major programme of work addressing the challenges of alcohol-related harm in those 50+. It is developing a body of evidence on how to prevent and reduce the negative impact to individuals across the UK, with specific focus in the Western Trust area in Northern Ireland.
This Research highlighted several findings and subsequent recommendations:
Alcohol problems can cost UK employers money in terms of workplace absence and lost productivity.
The latest wave of Understanding Society shows that it is older ages (60-69) of the ‘professional’ occupational class that are most likely to be high risk drinkers
Retirement is one of the most significant life transitions people go through
To read the full report log into
Drink Wise, Age Well in WHSCT
Phone 028 8283 9240 or visit drinkwiseagewell.org.uk for expert advice on healthier drinking for the over 50s.