A psychogeriatric community nurse case-managing a 72 year old farmer with depression might be concerned that he needs CBT to supplement his SSRI, and she might seek to web-conference with a clinical psychologist.
A GP managing a verbally and physically aggressive 69 year old woman with dementia in a hostel might seek to web-conference with the psychogeriatrician and the CNS about the pharmacological and behavioural strategies he and the Director of Nursing (DON) at the hostel might use.
An occupational therapist seeing a 63 year old man with lung cancer and brain metastases who wants to disinherit his children and leave his estate to the RSPCA might want to web-conference with a clinical psychologist and a social worker about assessment of capacity and guardianship.
A GP and the Nursing Unit Manager (NUM) in a small country hospital, managing an 84 year old woman knocked down by a car who is expressing a delusional belief that she is dying of AIDS, might want to web-conference with the psychogeriatric registrar about assessing and managing psychosis.
An indigenous community mental health worker case managing a 56 year old aboriginal man with post head injury cognitive impairment whose binge drinking is leading to self-harm, might want to web-conference with the psychogeriatrician, clinical psychologist and social worker to discuss the difficulties of assessment and management.
A psychologist wishing to run a weekly psycho-education group for 6 weeks with 5 patients with bipolar disorder, might want to web-conference with a senior clinical psychologist regularly during the 6-week program.
A junior psychologist involved in assessing a patient with Lewy Body dementia for a guardianship hearing might wish to web-conference with a senior psychologist through the process of the neuropsychology assessment and report writing.
A social worker trying to manage an elderly demented man living in squalor might wish to have regular supervision by wed-conferencing with the psychogeriatric social worker as he negotiates the issues of re-location, family engagement, guardianship and the mental health act.
A GP who has recently relocated to a small town might need to review four older patients in whom the medical, psychological, social and cultural issues are multiple, and require a multidisciplinary web-conference for psychogeriatric medical, nursing, social work and psychology input.
An ACAT team leader might like to have each of her four team members select two patients each with psychogeriatric issues to web-conference with the entire SVHPMHS team.
The DON of a nursing home in a small country town might wish to have a web-conference for a small group of her nursing and allied health staff to regular discuss some of the difficulties they encounter day-to-day in managing elderly, demented and/or depressed residents with the SVHPMHS team.