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Geriatric Addiction Rounds: Assessing risk for falls in older adults with substance use disorders

Le 7 novembre 2017 - Le 7 novembre 2017 12:00 noon (roll call 11:45 am)

Organisme d’accueil: Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington

Type d’activité: Présentation ou atelier

Auditoire visé: Professionnels des soins de santé travaillant auprès des personnes âgées


Participants will learn about the prevention of falls in older adults when there is a substance use disorder. They will also find out about tools for screening for substance use disorders in older adults. Finally, they will get an overview of assessing for risk of falls in older adults.

Who should attend:
Addiction counsellors, addiction outreach workers, IGSWs, SGS, social workers, hospital & community, GEM nurses, NPs, BSO, PRCs, care coordinators, family physicians

To register:
Please contact your OTN coordinator, email Marilyn White-Campbell at mwhitecampbell@cmhaww.ca, or visit this link.

You may contact Marilyn or Julie Kerkhof (jkerkhof@cmhaww.ca) for confirmation of credits or a certificate of attendance.