Regional Clinical Director Deer Oaks Behavioral Health
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This presentation will provide important education about prevalence and impacts of social isolation and loneliness in the post COVID-19 era. The speaker recommends evidence-based community policy development with assessment measures and person-centered strategies for reducing resident social isolation and loneliness. The speaker will provide the audience with evidence-based assessment tools specifically to scale level of social isolation and loneliness and strategies for implementation for person centered care planning and coordination.
Describe evidence of prevalence and impacts to health outcomes associated with social isolation and loneliness.
Provide evidence-based assessment tools for person centered care coordination.
List supportive environmental and psychosocial strategies for older adults experiencing social isolation and loneliness.
Describe three elements of person-centered care planning and coordination of care for residents screening positive for loneliness.