Homelessness With Co-occurring Conditions Including Dementia
Transitioning older people from homelessness or at risk of homelessness with co-occurring conditions including dementia
This presentation aims to provide an insight into the complexities and colour of older people who have transitioned from homelessness into a specialist residential aged care facility. Many of these people have co-occurring conditions of alcohol, dementia, poor health and life long mental health conditions.
Sally Kingdon-BarbosaManager Aged Care Services, St Bartholomew’s House Inc.Western Australia and Meredith Barrett, Nurse Practitioner, GP/NP Collaborative Primary Health Care Services