Mental Health Condition In Late Life: A Case Study

Season #1 Episode #7

Julie speaks about the importance of discussing mental health in older older adults. Quite often mental health are undetected, undiagnosed and not treated and this goes across the lifespan.
In this episode Julie defines what a mental health condition is and shares a case study of an older person who moves into an Aged Care Facility. This case study demonstrates the type of symptoms that this woman had and how she came about to seek psychological support.
Julie also explains the support this person receives and highlights the importance of working together with families and staff members to improve the wellbeing in older people in residential care.
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