This unit focusses on the mental health assessment and care of clients with mental health problems within physical health care settings.

The key areas which are explored are recognition, assessment, monitoring management and support of these clients by healthcare workers not familiar with caring for patients with mental health issues. Included in the unit is an overview of common mental illnesses, management in Emergency Departments, in-patient areas and primary care, and an outline of the legislation relevant to mental health service users in non-mental health settings.

This course requires 100% attendance.

This course has multiple levels. To find out more and apply, click on the green ‘Apply Now’ button to go our CPD application portal, and search for this course.