Important course for care workers interacting with elderly patients with mental health issues

Mental Health in Older Adults

Mental health issues signs are not as clear as physical health issues, hence, it may be harder to deliver the proper care. This course helps get rid of the uncertainties and helps you understand how to deal with some of the more common mental health issues.

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Mental Health in Older Adults

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Understanding important information about mental health in elderly patients can not only equip you with the essential skills but also strengthen the mental health of the elderly, which is rewarding.

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  • Estimated duration: 50 mins.

Discusses top 9 mental health illnesses

You will learn about loneliness and social isolation, depression, stress, anxiety and panic attacks, bipolar disorders, psychosis, personality disorders, self-harm and suicide.

Get an overview of elderly mental health

Before getting into the detail of symptoms and treatment, you will learn the basics of mental health as a concept as a starting point.

Learn about elderly care in different settings

You will learn about the differences in elderly care in residential homes and nursing homes.

Consider gender as a factor

Both women and men can suffer from poor mental health, however, some are more common depending upon gender, which is why you should learn of what to look out for based on the patient's gender.

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