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Database: GR01

Created On Friday, 08 November 2013 10:00 By José Jesús Delgado


ID Code (e. g. HU1):
GR01
1 – MIND/MENTAL FITNESS/MENTAL WELLBEING/MEMORY/COGNITIVE TRAINING PROGRAM / SERVICE /
ACTIVITIY NAME (IN NATIONAL LANGUAGE):
Μαθήματα Ψυχογηριατρικής
ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Psychogeriatric Lessons
URL
http://gerontology.gr/index.php/charity/%CE%BC%CE%B1%CE%B8%CE%AE%CE%BC%CE%B1%CF%84%CE%B1-%CF%88%CF%85%CF%87%CE%BF%CE%B3%CE%B7%CF%81%CE%B9%CE%B1%CF%84%CF%81%CE%B9%CE%BA%CE%AE%CF%82
LANGUAGE Greek
AUTHOR
Greek Gerontology and Geriatrics Society

2 - CONTACT DATA AND TYPE OF ORGANIZATION
ORGANIZATION (NAME):
Greek Gerontology and Geriatrics Society
ORGANIZATION (URL):
http://gerontology.gr
COUNTRY:
Greece
TYPE (SME, Company, Community Centre, Health Centre, Educational Centre, Foundation,
Municipality, governmental institution, etc):
Non-Profit Society
ADDRESS:
Kanigos 23, Athens
TELEPHONE: 210 3811612
E-MAIL: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  Private  
  In this case, please indicate the territorial
scope of the organization:
National

3 - TARGET POPULATION
Age range:
From: N/A to N/A years N/A
Older than: 65 years  
Gender: Unisex
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
N/A

4 - CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MIND FITNESS PROGRAM / SERVICE / ACTIVITY (NB: Should the program, service or activity be included into more than one category, please select the most representative category for that PSA. But, REMEMBER: THE PSA MUST BE SELECTED ONLY IN CASE THAT MENTAL FITNESS / MENTAL WELLBEING IS INCLUDED IN ITS GENERAL AIMS OR GOALS. IF NOT, YOU SHOULD NOT SELECT IT. The characteristics below are the means, not the goal)
Promoting a healthy lifestyle, Providing cognitive/memory training
Other: N/A
COST FOR PARTICIPATION, FEES (in Euros):N/A N/A N/A
(EXPECTED) DURATION OF THE Programme/Service/Activity: N/A
Begin (Month/Year, e. g. 02/2012):0002-02-02
End (Month/Year, e. g. 02/2012):0006-06-06 or Number of weeks:N/A
Number of units:N/A
Hours per unit:N/A

5 - PROGRAM / SERVICE / ACTIVITY PURPOSES
The purpose of this seminar is to provide specialized knowledge to healthcare professionals on the Psychogeriatric. This need arises from the large increase in survival of elderly and increasing incidents of elderly people who need psychiatric and psychosocial care.

6 - RESOURCES
a.- Which materials were used?
presentations
b.- Who conducted the program / service activity? (What role, what qualifications, etc.)
Each unit was presented by a trainer-expert on the topic (psychiatrists, psychologists, geriatricians)

7 - METHODOLOGY USED (presentations, pair work, group work, peers, mentors, blended
learning, e-learning, etc.)
27hours theoretical training (9 3hour-lessons) and 11 hours practical training
1. Lectures by trainers- experts
2. Internship: Tests of cognitive assessment and mental status
2. Application of tests on patients
3. Discussion about incidents

8 - PROGRAM / SERVICE / ACTIVITY SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
Lesson1.
1. Meet participants, seminar description
2. The Psychogeriatric Association 'Nestor' actions and services. What is Psychogeriatric
3. Greek Gerontology and Geriatrics Society
Lesson2
4. The disease of Alzheimer.
5. Non-Alzheimer dementias
6. Clinical cases: differentiate dementia
Lesson3
7. Neuropsychological tests in dementia
8. Reliability of diagnosis
9. Clinical cases: diagnosis of dementia using scales
Lesson4
10. Depression in the elderly. What differs from that in younger patients?
11. Depression and physical illness
12. Analysis: What is the treatment every time?
Lesson5
13. Anxiety in the Elderly
14. Treatment of Anxiety in Elderly
15. Suicide and the Elderly
Lesson6
16. Psychoses in the Elderly
17. The elderly schizophrenic, schizophrenia and very late late onset
18. Clinical cases, differential
Lesson7
19. Non-pharmacological treatments in dementia
20. Working with carers
21. Occupational therapy in dementia
Lesson8
22. How to measure caregiving burden in dementia?
23. Caring for caregivers
24. Practical tips for reducing the burden of care in dementia
Lesson9
25. Behavioral problems in dementia
26. Programs to reduce behavioral problems in dementia
27. Clinical cases: behavioral disorders in dementia. discussion

9 - ADDITIONAL COMMENTS / CONCLUSIONS / RECOMMENDATIONS FOR OUR
MATERIAL/COURSE
N/A

10 - RELATED REFERENCES (BIBLIOGRAPHY AND/OR INTERNET LINKS)

http://gerontology.gr/index.php/charity/%CE%BC%CE%B1%CE%B8%CE%AE%CE%BC%CE%B1%CF%84%CE%B1-%CF%88%CF%85%CF%87%CE%BF%CE%B3%CE%B7%CF%81%CE%B9%CE%B1%CF%84%CF%81%CE%B9%CE%BA%CE%AE%CF%82

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Last Updated On Friday, 08 November 2013 10:14 By José Jesús Delgado