Older Person Mental Health - Useful Links
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:
Specialist Mental Health Services for Older People (SMHSOP)Service Plan 2005 – 2015 (NSW Health):
SMHSOP Acute Inpatient Unit Model of Care Project Report (NSW Health):
Aboriginal Older People’s Mental Health Project Report 2010 (NSW Health):
Psychogeriatric Nurses Association (PGNA):
RANZCP Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age:
Australian Psychology Society:
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: