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Mental Health Awareness and the Older Person: An Aged Care Workers Guide to trauma, loss & grief & the older person

24 May 2023 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Workshop overview:

Trauma, grief & loss have a significant impact on the older person and can contribute to physical health and mental health problems.  Trauma in the older person is often overlooked or undiagnosed which can impact on the older person’s quality of life.  In this webinar, you will learn about the common experiences of trauma occurring in the older person, the signs of trauma you may see and how trauma, grief and loss are closely intertwined.

Who should attend: 

Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) personal aged care workers, team leaders, supervisors and CHSP volunteers.

Outcomes of this workshop:

  • Information provision
  • Awareness raising
  • Communicating effectively
  • Responding effectively
  • Resources and referral pathways

About the facilitator:

Robyn is an independent training provider for ‘Mental Health & Wellbeing Training Solutions’ and has extensive experience in the mental health sector.

She is an accredited ‘Master Instructor’ with Mental Health First Aid Australia, delivers Education and Training through her business ‘Mental Health Peer Work Solutions’ and has a special interest in the mental health of older Australians.

Employed in the Mental Health sector since 2005 in predominantly education, training and peer roles, Robyn is a passionate trainer and advocate for positive mental health, and for recovery from mental illness.

Her extensive experience in the government and non-government mental health sectors, and her lived experience provides ‘value added mental health training with a difference’ that is continually acknowledged through customer and trainee feedback.


CHSP (SA & NSW only): $30 inc GST
ACCPA Member: $ 90 inc GST
Non Member: $125 inc GST

Date: 24 May 2023
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $30
Venue Name: Online