Caring for an older patient

This short RCGP course aims to provide primary care practitioners with an overview of the mental health issues affecting older people.

It explores the presentation, diagnosis, assessment and ongoing management of common mental health disorders that affect the elderly.

This course was funded by an educational grant from the National Mental Health Development Unit.

This course is FREE to RCGP members and Associates in Training. If you are non-member, you can purchase it on the RCGP website

Start Mental Health in Older People

Time to complete this course: 2 hours
Date of publication: April 2011
Reviewed and updated: January 2018