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Mental Health First Aid for the Older Person - Merimbula

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Bega Valley Regional Learning Centre

14 Cabarita Place

Merimbula, NSW 2548

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This 12-hour course teaches adults how to provide Mental Health First Aid to the older person (65+). Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.

Course participants learn the signs and symptoms of the common mental health problems in older people, how to offer initial help, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

  • Mental health problems
  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Confusion and dementia
  • Psychosis
  • Mental health crisis
  • Suicidal thoughts & behaviours
  • Panic attacks
  • Delirium
  • Unsafe behaviours due to confusion - wandering, unsafe to drive and unsafe in current place of residence
  • Challenging behaviours due to confusion.

Course participants receive a copy of the Older Person MHFA Manual to keep and a Certificate of Completion.

Participants who complete this training are eligible to complete an online Accreditation Assessment in order to receive a Mental Health First Aider Certificate of Accreditaion valid for 3 years.

Trainer: Robyn Rottinger (www.wisdomwithin.com.au)

Please note: Tea & coffee will be provided, but attendees will have to bring/purchase their own lunch.

If you are unable to pay by credit card, please select 'CHANGE' next to the PAYMENT METHOD on the CHECKOUT page and select INVOICE. We will be notified and a TAX INVOICE will be sent by email within five working days.

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