Taking it Seriously: Mental Health and Suicidal Ideations

Jan 16, 2018, 12:00pm - Jan 18, 2018, 1:00pm
About this Event:

Rebecca de Witte, RNAO LTC Best Practice Coordinator – Central West
Sue Bailey, RNAO LTC Best Practice Coordinator – Central
Bev Faubert, RNAO LTC Best Practice Coordinator – Erie St. Clair
Saima Shaikh , RNAO LTC Best Practice Coordinator – Mississauga Halton

This interactive webinar will walk you through some of the latest recommendations, challenges with managing suicide risk in long term care facilities, depression in the elderly, late life suicide prevention and the pocket card suicide assessment.

Who should attend?
This webinar is intended for anyone working in a long-term care home to use tools to support learning about assessments and management of residents who are at risk for depression and suicide ideation. Direct care staff, educators, champions, or other practice leaders are encouraged to attend.

Session Objectives
As a result of the webinar, you will be able to:
• identify the evidence-based recommendations in the best practice guidelines
• successfully access resources in the LTC Toolkit
• identify areas for improvement in your homes suicide prevention plan
• consider strategies to implement resources that can be applied in your LTC home to enhance the management of depression and risk for late life suicide

Cost for Members: 
$0.00 CAD
Cost for non-Members: 
$0.00 CAD