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Key Aspects

Key aspects of Geriatric Psychiatry include the assessment of cognitive function, identification and treatment of mood disorders, addressing behavioral challenges, and managing psychiatric medications. These elements play a crucial role in developing effective care plans for elderly residents in skilled nursing and rehabilitation settings.

Collaborative Care

Collaborative efforts among healthcare professionals, including psychiatrists, nurses, and therapists, are essential in providing personalized care plans. The ultimate goal is to enhance the mental well-being of elderly residents, improve their quality of life, and ensure a supportive environment for those with complex psychiatric needs within the context of rehabilitation and skilled nursing care.

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