During the course you’ve learned new things from the course materials, the resources and videos, and your fellow learners. You now know where to locate information on important topics of concern to you. Perhaps you’ve got some new ideas on a variety of topics, or perhaps you’ve been primarily focused on one aspect of your

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Summary – Social Engagement

This module has provided you with information about social engagement, social isolation, loneliness and depression. You are now able to differentiate between those terms and understand how to recognize if a person is at risk of social isolation, if they are experiencing loneliness, and the common signs and symptoms of depression. You are now better

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Recognition of Isolation, Loneliness, and Depression

Isolation There are a number of factors that may increase the likelihood of a person becoming socially isolated. Recognizing social isolation early on and getting support immediately could help avoid feelings of loneliness and depression. Consider the following risk factors: These risk factors can all contribute to a person being alone more often and less

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Summary – Changes in Thinking and Behaviour (Delirium)

This module has offered information about delirium. You have reviewed some strategies to recognize and manage delirium. You are now more aware of the differences between delirium and dementia. You can start to develop your own strategies related to delirium and find additional support in your area. What’s Next? You are now aware that delirium

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Communication and Delirium

A challenge faced by caregivers is how to communicate with health care professionals about delirium. Delirium is so complex that it can even be missed or unrecognized by health care professionals. It’s important to be prepared to speak with health care professionals so that they can provide help by offering recommendations, strategies, or other forms

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