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Chris Toselli

Mental Health Awareness & the Older Person: Gambling concerns

Program Short Description

We look at the most common types of gambling concerns and the signs you may see in an older person experiencing a gambling problem.

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Program Info

The one hour webinar will provide CHSP workers and volunteers with insight and understanding about the prevalence of gambling problems in older people and provide helpful information as to why older people choose to gamble.  We look at the impact problem gambling can have on an older person and the signs to look for.  We include helpful tips on referral pathways for those wanting to seek support and assistance with their gambling concerns.

 

How to support the older person by:

  • information provision
  • awareness raising
  • identifying risk factors
  • identifying strategies
  • provision of resources including referral pathways

 

Target Audience: Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) personal care workers, team leaders, supervisors and CHSP volunteers.