Promoting Good Mental Health for the Older Person

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Website Altura Learning

There are a number of mental health challenges that older people may experience. This course discusses the impact of poor mental health on one’s quality of life and explores strategies to support the mental health of older people.

This is a Fundamental course on the Altura Learning Pathway and is recommended for all staff working in aged care.

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

● Describe factors that can affect a person’s mental health and wellbeing
● Explore strategies to support the mental health of older people

The course is accompanied by a comprehensive set of learning resources, including a course information sheet, infographic, quick reference guide and coordinator resources, which include a training game.

This course is available in a SCORM format. It has been developed using eLearning authoring tools that provide greater interactivity and flexibility for learners. The design of the course maximises active rather than passive learning, which enhances the learning process and increases knowledge retention.

You can find out more about Promoting Good Mental Health here or contact the Altura Learning team on