The interdisciplinary panel explore the links between aging, mental health and sleep. They relate to Wayne, a recently retired older man whose wife is worried may be depressed. Explore how mental health professionals can work together and work better to support older people affected by mental health issues and sleep disturbance.
This webinar will help practitioners be better able to:
develop a raised awareness of the link between mental health and sleep disturbances
be better able to identify the key principles of the featured panellists’ approach in assessing, treating and supporting people experiencing sleep disturbances
identify the merits, challenges and opportunities in providing collaborative care for people experiencing sleep disturbances.
Deputy Head of the School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Vic
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