Recovery is the process of gaining control over one’s life and actively managing a mental illness, while living a satisfying life. This online course will help you understand what recovery means for older people with mental health problems, including dementia, so that you can work with service users and carers to promote recovery. It stresses the importance of helping older people maintain their identity and retain some responsibility for managing their illness, and offers tools and ideas to support this.
The full course takes four to five hours to complete and includes many case examples, video interviews and reflective exercises:
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