Clinical Grand Rounds - Mental Health in Nursing Homes: Past, Present and Future
Effective models of mental health care are imperative to meeting the needs of individuals residing in nursing homes. Dr. Daniel Varon will discuss the various approaches to providing mental health care in different nursing home environments, including the historical evolution and policies that guide care. Ms. Kollar will address the challenges associated with transfers between psychiatric and nursing home settings (e.g., acceptance, misconceptions of nursing home care). Dr.