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Mental Health Issues in Long-Term Care Homes: A Guide for Seniors and Their Families

By Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health, 2009
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This guide gives information about mental health issues that are common among residents of long-term care homes and provides suggestions on recognizing and treating behavioral symptoms. It suggests strategies to improve residents’ social support and quality of life. The guide stresses importance of family involvement in long-term care.

Subject Headings Mental Health/Illness - general , Residential Care Facilities for the Aged, Older Adults, Mental Disorders

Medical Subject Headings Long-Term Care, Residential Facilities, Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Dementia, Depression

Published by Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (2009) Canada.

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Last modified on 8/17/2016
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