Depression in Older People

This is a standard Depression in Older People course description for your information - we can ensure that any in-house training is tailored to the needs of your organisation and needn’t be limited to what is described here.

This course examines the nature and incidence of depression in older people, plus factors that can place an older person at risk of becoming depressed. The course will explore appropriate approaches and strategies for intervention.

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • List some of the different kinds of depression that may affect older people
  • Describe some of the causes of depression
  • Identify signs and symptoms of depressive illness in older people
  • Discuss and evaluate current forms of treatment for depression

Sitra's In-house Training 

We provide: the trainer, course notes, learning activities, certificates for every participant, evaluations and recommendations

You provide: the venue, equipment and the learners 

To find out if in-house training is right for you or for more information please contact Anna Robertson on 020 7793 4713 or