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Collaborative care for older people with mental health issues
Maurice, an elderly widower has been discharged from hospital following a recent fall at home. The hospital visit has uncovered multiple medical and mental health issues. The interdisciplinary panel explore potential referral pathways and ways to work together to deliver effective collaborative care for Maurice.

Learning outcomes

By watching this webinar recording you will be better equipped to:

  • recognise the key issues in the assessment of older people experiencing possible mental illness
  • recognise the key principles of intervention and the roles of different disciplines in treating, managing and supporting older people experiencing mental health issues as well as functional issues
  • understand the merits, challenges and opportunities in providing collaborative care to older people with mental health issues.

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Collaborative care for older people with mental health issues


This webinar was produced in May 2012. The Mental Health Professionals’ Network’s webinars are produced for mental health professionals. The information is intended for suitably-experienced mental health professionals and does not replace clinical judgement and decision making. It is intended for use as a guide of a general nature only and may or may not be relevant to particular patients or circumstances. The subject matter is not exhaustive of any mental health conditions presented. Health professionals implementing any recommendations contained in the webinar must exercise their own independent skill or judgement or seek appropriate professional advice relevant to their own particular circumstances when so doing. Any information presented in the webinar recording was deemed relevant at the time of the live event and after this date has not been reviewed. No guarantee can be given that the information is free from error or omission. Accordingly, MHPN and its employees and agents shall have no liability (including without limitation liability by reason of negligence) to any users of the information contained in any MHPN webinar for any loss or damage (consequential or otherwise) cost or expense incurred or arising by reason of any person using or relying on the information contained in MHPN webinars and whether caused by reason of any error, negligent act, omission or misrepresentation of the information.