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Think child, think parent, think family: a briefing for senior managers

This briefing looks at how senior managers can improve the health, wellbeing and life chances of parents with mental health problems and their families. Better joined-up working between services for adults with mental health problems and children’s services is essential to achieving this.

Think child, think parent, think family

This At a glance summary identifies what needs to change to improve service planning, delivery and practice to help improve the health, wellbeing and life chances of families affected by parental mental ill health.

Dementia e-learning: living with dementia

Part of e-Learning courses

One of a series of e-learning resources from the Open Dementia e-learning programme which provides a general introduction to the dementia and the experience of living with dementia. This module aims to increase understanding of  the person with dementia as a unique individual and the importance of knowing their background and life history. It also covers the need to be aware of the abilities people with a dementia retain, how dementia impacts on families, friends and community and the support that is needed.

An introduction to the mental health of older people: understanding later stage dementia

Part of e-Learning courses

This learning object focuses primarily on the later stages of dementia and on managing the more significant or prominent challenges - and symptoms - associated with this level of dementia. The material aims to reflect, where possible, the experiences of people with dementia and their family carers. Many of the examples given are located in a care home setting although the issues are also very relevant to supporting a person with dementia in the community.

An introduction to the mental health of older people: understanding depression in later life

Part of e-Learning courses

The main focus of this learning object is depression amongst older people. The learning object begins by highlighting some of the problems with defining and diagnosing 'depression' and then goes on to discuss the estimated numbers of older people that are thought to suffer from the condition. Next you will consider what makes people more or less vulnerable to developing depression in later life. Finally you will look at effective treatments for depression and explanations for why it so often remains unrecognised in older people.

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