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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry

About the faculty

Our vibrant and active faculty supports old age psychiatrist and trainees, promotes the mental wellbeing of older people and their families, and protects their rights.

News and events

WATCH: Prevent delirium awareness video

I can prevent delirium awareness video was produced by faculty members, Dr Krishnan and Dr Bennett, in collaboration with Teesside local councils and CCG to improve awareness of delirium as part of #icanpreventdelirium campaign and conference.


There is a variety of support for Old Age Psychiatry trainees including a Higher Trainee group, a Google group and free online training.

Prizes and bursaries

Prizes and bursaries are available throughout the year.


Best practice guidance, reports, policies and videos.

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