Webinar: Age, frailty, loneliness and suicide

Discuss the challenges of the transition to older age where frailty, loneliness and suicidal thoughts can occur.

When: Wednesday 29th June 2022 
What time: 7:15 PM-8:30 PM (AEST) 
Where: Online – join via your computer 
Cost: Free

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss how frailty, loneliness, sadness, depression and suicide are connected.
  • Identify strategies for mitigating the link between physical frailty and mental frailty.
  • Evaluate the role the community plays in Older People’s physical and mental health.
  • Identify the services that can support Older People’s social and emotional wellbeing in the community and Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF’s).
  • Discuss improved targeting of referrals for older people who may be experiencing frailty, loneliness, sadness, depression or suicidal ideation as a result of improved understanding of the role of different disciplines and community services.

Our interdisciplinary panel of experts includes:

  • Prof. Susan Kurrle (NSW – Geriatrician)
  • Prof. Viviana Wuthrich (NSW – Psychologist)
  • Sandy Matthews (NSW – Director of Nursing)

The session will be facilitated by Dr Stephen Ginsborg (NSW based GP)

Register now

Event Details

June 29
07:15 PM - 08:30 PM
Aged Care

Organizer Details

Mental Health Professionals' Network (MHPN)

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