Mental Health Awareness and the Older Person: Why older people experience depression and anxiety and helpful strategies to respond
March 30, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm$30.00 – $100.00
This 1.5 hour webinar will provide information about the signs and symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in the older person. Anxiety and Depression are the most common mental illnesses in older people. Learn about the signs and symptoms of anxiety and why older people are more vulnerable to the onset of Anxiety and Depression.
- Information provision
- Awareness raising
- Risk factors
- Communicating effectively
- Responding effectively
- Resources, referral pathways and helpful contacts
Target Audience: Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHS) 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.