Mental Health and Older People

“Nearly half of adults (7.7million) aged 55+ say they have experienced depression and around the same number (7.3 million) have suffered with anxiety, according to new YouGov research for the charity Age UK – revealing the scale of the mental health challenge facing older people in the UK today.”

NHS England article Half of adults aged 55 and over have experienced common mental health problems, say Age UK explores Age UK’s findings from recent research.

With mental health becoming more talked about and explored it is important to ensure that older people are provided for within treatment and support within our community and social care.

Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2017 by HRM
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