Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry resources
Free guidance on Dementia
Best practice guidance for commissioners and carers. For more
information visit the dementia section of the NHS London Clinical
The Young Onset Dementia Pathway gives recommendations for
commissioners and practitioners to create the ideal care pathway.
It was developed by people affected by young onset dementia and the
people who work with and support them.
Free training resources
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.
Resources to improve physical health care
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Liaison accreditation FAQs
Do I need to work in both Adult and Old Age settings to meet
the requirements of the 2016 Liaison curriculum?
No. The 2016
Liaison Curriculum applies to both General and Old Age
Psychiatry trainees, but the emphasis is different. A trainee may
mostly see patients under the age of 65, but is expected to have
some knowledge of old age conditions such as dementia and
Do Liaison supervisors have to have Liaison endorsements?
No – Clinical and Education supervisors for Liaison Psychiatry
placements don’t have to have endorsement. The local Head of School
decides whether they have the skills needed, but a supervisor
without an endorsement should be in a Liaison post for a year
before supervising higher trainees in Liaison placement.
You can find more information about this in the Speciality Training