Videocassette Program I. Common psychiatric syndromes seen in the elderly ; Program II. Assessment techniques [includes Folstein Mini-Mental State Examination-MMSE] ; Program III. Common clinical scenarios ; Program IV. Ethical issues in the management of elderly clients
Booklet title: Assessing difficult behavior in the elderly: an educational series for long term care and mental health / written by Elisabeth Drance in consultation with members of the Divisions of Continuing Care and Mental Health, Ministry of Health, Government of British Columbia
Folder . [Preface] ; Folder . Program I. Common psychiatric syndromes seen in the elderly ; Folder . Program II. The assessment process ; Folder . Program III. Common clinical scenarios ; Folder . Program IV. Ethical issues in the management of elderly clients ; Folder . Programs I-IV. Answer book
Discusses the most common causes of falls in the geriatric patient, as well as individualized assessment to identify the patient at risk. Explores a variety of effective interventions which can be used in caring for the patient at high risk of falling. Focuses on alternatives to physical and chemical restraints including environmental adaptations and reconditioning.
Includes pamphlet on questions to ask before and after watching the video
A powerful video in which teens are shown the effects that alcohol can have on co-ordination, vision, reaction time, the brain & other organs. 2 teens visit the Medical Examiner as he conducts an autopsy on 2 car accident victims - one of whom was an alcoholic. They visit bereaved parents & family to see the effects of losing a loved one to drunk driving. The video ends with a realistic simulation of the deaths of 3 teens who are passengers of a drunk driver. They attend their own funerals and see their parents read farewell tributes.