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National Guidelines For Seniors' Mental Health: The Assessment and Treatment of Depression By Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health
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The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) was established in 2002 with the mission to promote the mental health of seniors by connecting people, ideas and resources. The CCSMH is... More > proud to have been able to facilitate the development of clinical guidelines. These are the first interdisciplinary, national best practices guidelines to specifically address key areas of seniors' mental health. Depression is the most common mental health problem for older adults and has profound negataive impacts on all aspects of life. Despite its prevalence, depression should not be considered a normal part of aging. Based on available evidence, the CCSMH Depression guideline provides recommendations on: screening, assessment, treatment options non-pharmacological & pharmacological, monitoring, prevention, education and special populations.< Less
National Guidelines for Seniors' Mental Health: The Assessment and Treatment of Mental Health Issues in Long Term Care Homes (Focus on Mood and Behaviour Symptoms) By Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health
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The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) was established in 2002 with the mission to promote the mental health of seniors by connecting people, ideas and resources. The CCSMH is... More > proud to have been able to facilitate the development of clinical guidelines. These are the first interdisciplinary, national best practices guidelines to specifically address key areas of seniors' mental health. The number of seniors receiving care in Long Term Care (LTC) homes has increased dramatically. Studies suggest that mental disorders among nursing home residents is a serious concern, yet there are limited availability of services. Based on available evidence, the CCSMH LTC guideline provides recommendations on: general care, assessment, diagnosis and monitoring; management of depressive symptoms and disorders and behavioural symptoms (non-pharmacological & pharmacological); organizational and systems issues.< Less
National Guidelines for Seniors' Mental Health: The Assessment of Suicide Risk and Prevention of Suicide By Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health
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The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) was established in 2002 with the mission to promote the mental health of seniors by connecting people, ideas and resources. The CCSMH is... More > proud to have been able to facilitate the development of clinical guidelines. These are the first interdisciplinary, national best practices guidelines to specifically address key areas of seniors' mental health. Elderly men have the highest suicide rate in Canada, with a rate of nearly twice that of the nation as a whole. In 2002, Statistics Canada reported that 430 Canadians aged 65 and older died as a result of 'intentional self harm'. It is widely believed that this number is a gross underestimate. Based on available evidence, the CCSMH suicide risk and suicide prevention guideline provides recommendations on: suicide resiliency and risk factors, detection, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and risk management and systems of care.< Less
National Guidelines For Seniors' Mental Health: The Assessment and Treatment of Delirium By Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health
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The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) was established in 2002 with the mission to promote the mental health of seniors by connecting people, ideas and resources. The CCSMH is... More > proud to have been able to facilitate the development of clinical guidelines. These are the first interdisciplinary, national best practices guidelines to specifically address key areas of seniors' mental health. Delirium is a common and serious condition encountered in older persons and should be considered a medical emergency. The outcomes of delirium can be catastrophic to the older individual and their family. Based on available evidence, the CCSMH delirium guideline provides recommendations on: prevention; detection, assessement, diagnosis and monitoring; managment (non-pharmacological & pharmacological); legal, ethical, research issues; education; and systems of care< Less

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