Physical Healthcare needs of the Person with a Mental Illness for Nursing Assistants



To increase the knowledge and skills of the Nursing Assistant on the challenges of living with mental health illness and a long term chronic physical condition.


Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the prevalence of living with both a mental health and a long term chronic physical condition.
  • Explore the main physical conditions that people with a mental illness may present within your particular care setting.
  • Discuss the challenges of effective self-management in a long term chronic physical condition in your care setting.
  • Explore the support networks available for individuals with a mental illness in the management of long term chronic physical conditions.



Nursing Assistants


Lecture and discussion



Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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