Applied mental health in residential aged care: practical program for clinicians

This free, 8-hour self-directed online training course aims to enhance and up-skill mental health professionals in the provision of clinical mental health services to support older people living in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF). The course comprises 4, 2-hour online learning modules and is based on the latest research and best-practice principles for working therapeutically with older people living in residential aged care:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Ageing: Facts, Attitudes and Myths
  • Module 2: Aged care and the Australian residential aged care environment
  • Module 3: Mental health issues of older people living in residential aged care facilities
  • Module 4: Evidence-based treatments. 

Mental health professionals can claim 8 hours of Continued Professional Development (CPD) points by completing this course and will receive a certificate of completion following completion of the course.


24 November 2021 - 23 November 2022


Online training



8 points


mental health nurse CPD courses, mental health residential aged care, old persons mental health

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