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SP008-CCG

This course will provide an overview of depression and suicide in the assisted living resident. Both the myths and facts surrounding depression and suicide among older adults will be discussed. The definition and symptoms of depression are presented. Ways to recognize if a resident is depressed will be addressed. Current statistics on depression among older adults is presented. The participant will learn how to identify a depressed resident and ways to reduce the risk of depression among residents in the assisted living setting. The proper steps to take if a resident appears to be suicidal will also be discussed.
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Overview of Depression and Suicide in the Assisted Living Resident
  • The Proper Steps to Take If a Resident Appears to Be Suicidal
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$19.99

Depression and Suicide Info:

Course Objectives

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Contrast the myths and facts about depression and suicide among aging adults.
  • Define depression.
  • Discuss the symptoms of depression.
  • Explain the causes of depression among the elderly and assisted living residents.
  • Recognize if a resident in assisted living is depressed.
  • Describe the current statistics on depression among older adults.
  • Discuss ways to reduce the risk of depression among assisted living residents.
  • Discuss how to ensure a depressed resident gets a correct diagnosis.
  • Describe how to identify residents at risk of suicide.
  • Discuss ways to reduce the risk of suicide among assisted living residents.
  • Identify what steps should be taken if a resident appears to be suicidal.


Course Outline

Hour One
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  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Depression: Facts and Myths
  • 3. Depression
  • a. Definition
  • b. Symptoms
  • c. How to unsure accurate diagnosis
  • 4. Incidence of depression in assisted living
  • a. Current Statistics on depression among assisted living residents
  • 5. Causes of depression among assisted living residents
  • a. Common themes
  • b. Studies of assisted living residents, social support and depression
  • 6. Ways to reduce the risk of depression
  • a. Building relationships
  • b. Identification
  • c. Treatment
  • 7. Suicide and older adults
  • a. Suicide statistics
  • b. Risk factors
  • 8. Ways to reduce risk of Suicide
  • a. Warning signs
  • b. Prevention
  • c. Identifying at risk residents
  • d. Steps to take if a resident appears suicidal
  • Conclusion

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Depression and Suicide

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