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Depression and mental health in care homes for older people

Dening, Tom, Milne, Alisoun (2009) Depression and mental health in care homes for older people. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 10 (1). pp. 40-46. ISSN 1471-7794. (doi:10.1108/14717794200900007) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:38156)

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Abstract

About five per cent of – generally very frail – older people live in long-term care in the

prevalent mental health conditions in care homes; depression is reported in around a third

medication in treating psychiatric and behavioural symptoms among residents, much less is

quality of life. Quality of care varies widely across the carehome sector including support

care quality, there is evidence that investing in staff training and conditions, establishing

promote good practice are likely to improve resident quality of life. This is an exciting area

perspective, holds particular potential.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1108/14717794200900007
Uncontrolled keywords: care homes, mental health, depression, good practice, treatment, dementia
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Mita Mondal
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2014 09:45 UTC
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2019 10:36 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/38156 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Milne, Alisoun: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0977-8156
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