Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing in Aged Care

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Updated 30 May 2024 Certificate

As an aged care worker, you have the opportunity to enhance the mental health and wellbeing of older people. You can make a significant impact by encouraging them to contribute meaningfully to the community, tailoring activities to meet their diverse needs, promoting physical exercise, and recognising when they need further support. Learn more here to create a positive environment to improve mental health and wellbeing!

Content

6 Video Units • 10 Questions
Pre-reflection
1 Question
Introduction
1m
Mental Health in Older People
3 Questions
5m
Supporting Older People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing
3 Questions
6m
Recognising Signs of Deterioration in Mental Health
2 Questions
4m
Scenarios
3m
Conclusion
1m
Post-reflection
1 Question

What you'll learn:

1

Understand the reasons why older people may struggle with their mental health.

2

Support and promote the mental health and wellbeing of older people in your care.

3

Recognise signs of deterioration in an older person’s mental health.

Who it's for:

All aged care providers, healthcare professionals and staff who work with older people.

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Last updated30 May 2024

Published30 May 2024

Due for review30 May 2025
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