New Webinar Series for Mental Health in LTC

Posted On: February 3, 2020

It’s no secret that long-term care (LTC) homes are facing an increase in residents living with mental health challenges. The Ontario CLRI at Baycrest recently conducted a survey with LTC team members to allow us to tailor a set of events to the learning needs of those working in LTC.  We found that LTC members want and need more strategies to care for these residents well; survey responded identified the three most requested education topics as depression, personality disorders, and anxiety.

This webinar series will help equip LTC team members in caring for residents with mental health issues outside of dementia.The first in the series, Caring for Residents With Depression, will be presented by Dr. Robert Madan, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Executive Medical Director for the Centre for Mental Health at Baycrest.

  1. Caring for Residents With Depression: FEBRUARY 7 | 11 AM – 12 PM. Register here!
  2. Caring for Residents Living With Personality Disorders: MARCH 3 | 1-2 PM. Register here!
  3. Living With Anxiety: Care Approaches for LTC Teams: MARCH 27 | 1-2 PM. Register here!

Looking for more resources for mental health in LTC? The Canadian Coalition for Senior’s Mental Health has a website and newsletter full of valuable guidelines and information.

About the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care

The Ontario CLRI is funded by the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Long-Term Care, and hosted at Baycrest Health Sciences, Bruyère, and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging.

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