Professional Development

Mental Health Connect Aged Care

Build skills to support elderly people in making choices and exercising control in residential and community aged care settings. Did you know 10-15% of older people living in the community and up to 50% of older people living in residential aged care experience depression? (Ostling & Skoog, 2002). Are your staff prepared to support older people […]

Understanding Mental Health

Essential skills for workers in community settings to support hope, recovery and connection among people living with mental health conditions. *Note: Registration for fully funded courses open 4 weeks prior to course date Gain the confidence to respond and support people living with a mental health condition, using recovery -oriented, person-centred principles. Understanding Mental Health […]

Cognition and Recovery

Recognise when a person is experiencing cognitive challenges and learn to support goals that reflect their needs.  How can cognitive difficulties affect people I support? Cognitive problems affect many areas of a person’s daily functioning and are a barrier to independent living. Some of the areas that cognitive functioning can affect include: Maintaining attention Making decisions […]