According to the National Ageing Research Institute more than 50 percent of our aged care residents have depression or anxiety, or both conditions. Often these residents (just under 50 percent) enter our aged care facilities with these pre-existing conditions. Aged care workers require the skills and knowledge to assess and manage their clients’ mental health problems, whether in the community or in our aged care facilities. These skills are critical to ensure best health outcomes for our ageing population.

Please note: This course is currently scheduled to be delivered face to face at ANMF Victorian Branch, 535 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. Face to face delivery is subject to change dependent on the COVID-safe conditions and restrictions in place on the course delivery date.

Categories: Older persons mental health
Disciplines: Nursing
Levels: Introductory, Intermediate
Lifespans: Older Persons

Friday 24 November 2023
09:30 to 16:30
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Member $200, Non-member $280, Job Rep $190

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Provided by Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation (ANMF)
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