Education Resources on Mental Health for Seniors and their Families
Presenter: Kimberley Wilson, Executive Director, Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH)
Summary: The CCSMH is pleased to announce the release of its new Educational Guides for Seniors and Families (English and French). The information in these guides will help older adults to make informed decisions about their health care and build effective relationships with their health care providers. The user-friendly booklets provide important information on the following topics:
This session will present the background of the project, the process for their creation and host a discussion on how these guides can be used to work with seniors and families.
- Mental health issues in long-term care homes
- Suicide prevention (written specifically for family members)
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