Mental Health Awareness and the Older Person: Understanding Psychosis through the older person’s lived experience
May 4, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm$30.00 – $100.00
This 1.5 hour session you will earn about the most common experiences of Psychosis in older people including Psychosis with Dementia, Delirium, Schizophrenia and Mood Disorders. You will have a unique opportunity to gain insight and understanding about the impact of a psychotic illness when 72 year old Peter shares his experiences and challenges of living with Bipolar Disorder.
- Information provision
- Awareness raising
- Communicating effectively
- Responding effectively
- Resources, referral pathways and helpful contacts
Target Audience: Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) personal aged care workers, team leaders, supervisors and CHSP volunteers
Disclaimer: CHSP Ticket price subsided by SA and NSW Sector Support and Development (SSD) funded by the Australian Department of Health.
Although funding for this session has been provided by the Australian Government, the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Australian Government.