Join this panel of interdisciplinary experts for a discussion about the interplay of issues related to ageing including, but not limited to, ageing related chronic health and mental health as well as the impact of loneliness, grief, social; and the merits, challenges and opportunities in providing collaborative interdisciplinary care to older people grappling with age related health and/or mental health issues.
Watch this facilitated panel discussion to be better equipped to:
describe the complex relationship and interplay between ageing related issues including but not limited to mental and physical health, grief, loss and social isolation
describe the challenges, merits and opportunities in evidence-based approaches deemed most effective in treating and supporting older people with mental and/or, physical health and/or psychosocial issues
better target referrals, as a result of improved understanding of the role of different disciplines, for older people with mental and physical health and/or psychosocial issues.
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