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Mental Health in Aged Care: Managing Older Persons Mental Health

Wed 10th April 2019 @ 6:30 pm

Free

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites local GPs, Practice Nurses and Allied Health Professionals to attend this event on the management of the Older Person’s Mental Health, with presentations about:

  • NSLHD’s Older Person’s Mental Health Service
  • An overview of Non-Pharmacological Management of people with dementia in RACFs from the RNSH Behaviour Assessment Management Service (BAMS)
  • The assessment of the older person and how to have difficult conversations.

 

There will also be a panel discussion in which attendees have the opportunity to seek options for management of difficult case scenarios.

 

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DATE:
Wed 10th April 2019


TIME:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


VENUE:
The Auditorium, The Kolling Building (building next to Royal North Shore Hospital, Cnr Westbourne St), Level 5, Reserve Road, St Leonards

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RACGP CPD POINTS:
This activity has been allocated 4 Category 2 points under the 2017-2019 RACGP QI&CPD program

SPEAKERS:

DR MEGAN ALLE | MB BS, FRANZCP, Clinical Director, OPMH, NSLHD

ANDREW CLEMENT | Program Manager, Older Persons’ Mental Health Services, NSLHD

JUDY GROOM | RNSH BAMS Clinical Nurse Consultant

Panel Discussion

DR MEGAN ALLE, DR STEPHEN GINSBORG (GP), DR NEIL JEYASINGAM (PSYCHOGERIATRICIAN)

TARGET AUDIENCE:

GPs, Practice Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  • Assess the older person’s mental health during the GP consult & recognise the need for intervention
  • Manage the older person’s mental health non-pharmacologically
  • Identify appropriate referral pathways for older people’s mental health management
  • Develop strategies to manage the complex older person by applying case scenarios
COST:
There is no cost for GPs or PNs working within the SNHN region.


ENQUIRIES:

Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.



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