Below is a list of links that you may find helpful:

AHPRA – Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

www.ahpra.gov.auIf you are currently working and registered as a health professional with AHPRA or similar, please contact them once you enrol to ensure that your post-graduate studies are recognised as a part of your continuing professional development (CPD) learning plan.

MHPOD - Mental Health Professional Online Development:

www.mhpod.gov.au

Specialist Mental Health Services for Older People (SMHSOP)Service Plan 2005 – 2015 (NSW Health):

http://www0.health.nsw.gov.au/policies/gl/2006/GL2006_013.html

SMHSOP Acute Inpatient Unit Model of Care Project Report (NSW Health):

http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/publications/Publications/SMHOP_NOV12.pdf

Aboriginal Older People’s Mental Health Project Report 2010 (NSW Health):

http://www0.health.nsw.gov.au/resources/mhdao/pdf/aboriginal_older_peoples.pdf

Psychogeriatric Nurses Association (PGNA):

http://www.pgna.org.au/

RANZCP Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age:

http://www.ranzcp.org/Fellowship/Faculties/Faculty-of-Psychiatry-of-Old-Age.aspx

Australian Psychology Society:

www.psychology.org.au

Psychology Specialists Working with Older People:

http://www.psige.org/index.php- based in the UK, but the website is a great resource.

Department of Health and Ageing: Dementia Information:

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/Dementia-1http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/dementia-dbmas