Older Persons Mental Health First Aid

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Traralgon

Yallambee Aged Care

Matthews Crescent

Traralgon, VIC 3844

Australia

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The Older Person Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to assist a person aged 65+ who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence based Action Plan.

The course iss uitable for anyone working in the aged care sector including residential care, older people and people carinf for older people.

This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

Mental health problems covered

Depression and anxiety

Confusion and dementia

Psychosis


Mental health crises covered

Suicidal thoughts and behaviours

Panic attacks

Delirium

Unsafe and challenging behaviours due to confusion.


Some feedback from this course

Valuable

The course was good well informed on issues raised

I really enjoyed it ans feel comfortable and confident to continue and stay relatively on track with it all

Really helpful in my line of work got alot out it recommend it to anyone!

I really enjoyed the course. Have been recommending it to others as a valuable tool to have not only at work

but for life.

Respond to crisis, protect and advocate for older people.

Glad I attended it as I feel this will assist me in my day to day care.


Please contact: ann@talkingmentalhealth.com.au or call 0417 383 045 with any queries

Website: talkingmentalhealth.com.au

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Traralgon

Yallambee Aged Care

Matthews Crescent

Traralgon, VIC 3844

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