New eLearning course on supporting residents’ mental health and wellness!

Posted On: February 28, 2024

Enhance your team’s knowledge about residents’ mental health and wellness with our new Orientation eLearning course!

The Ontario CLRI at the RIA has launched an engaging new eLearning course, Supporting Residents’ Mental Health and Wellness in Long-Term Care. This course equips team members with knowledge and skills relating to supporting the mental health of all residents and residents living with mental illnesses.

Throughout this course, learners will be equipped to recognize indicators of mental illnesses or conditions that are common among older adults, and will understand how to use person-centred language when talking about mental health and mental illnesses. Team members will also learn how to respond empathetically and appropriately to residents who are in distress, and explain which observations about a resident’s mental health and wellness should be reported to a clinical team member. This course is available at no cost!

Take the course today!

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

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

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