Considering Health and Wellbeing in an Ageing Workforce. Developing best practice guidelines through the Age, Health and Professional Drivers' Network
Wed 30th Jan 2019
For our first seminar in 2019 we are delighted to welcome Dr Sheena Johnson, who is an Occupational and Chartered Psychologist, and Senior Lecturer in the Organisational Psychology Group at the Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. She is an active researcher into the topics of stress and health and the wellbeing of an ageing workforce. Sheena is the author of numerous journal articles, books and book chapters, and regularly presents her work at national and international conferences.
Dr Lynn Holdsworth is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and is the Lead Researcher and Network Co-ordinator for the Age, Health and Professional Drivers' Network
The seminar will look at ageing in the workplace and will review changing workplace demographics, and older worker discrimination and competencies. Particular attention will be paid to older worker health and wellbeing needs, including suggestions and guidelines for how organisations can attend to the health needs of an ageing workforce. To illustrate this, attendees will be introduced to research on ageing professional drivers and the 'Age, Health and Professional Drivers' Network' (https://sites.manchester.ac.uk/ahpd/network/).
The event will be held in the SURF Room at Fulton House, Swansea University from 12-2pm. Light refreshments will be available from 11.45am.