Treatments and therapies – nutrition and dysphagia dietetics – mental health services for older people
Working with older people to improve how and what they eat.
Treatments and therapies – occupational therapy – mental health services for older people
Occupational therapy in mental health services for older people North Durham, Derwentside, South Durham, Darlington, Hartlepool and Easington 5 day rapid process improvement workshop (RPIW) Our older peoples occupational therapy service was experiencing long delays. Patients who were referred were waiting up for weeks to be seen, there were a lot of patients on the […]
Treatments and therapies – Physiotherapy – mental health services for older people
Helping with falls and balance problems, poor mobility, pain management and more.
Treatments and therapies – Physiotherapy health, wellbeing and exercise programme – mental health services for older people
Being active is great for your physical health and fitness and evidence shows it can also improve your mental wellbeing.
Treatments and therapies – spaced retrieval
Spaced retrieval can help people with memory problems. It is simple to do with a partner and can achieve a noticeable improvement in memory.
Trust information – The care programme approach (CPA)
CPA supports people who have complex mental health needs, who often require the support of several services
Trust information – what is a care plan?
A care plan is a jointly agreed, written plan between you and your care co-ordinator or lead professional which outlines your assessed needs, any risks to yourself or others, personal goals and progress towards your recovery.
Using text messages to communicate – Mental health services for older people, York and Selby
If you have any queries about using text messages to communicate please contact your care team.
What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational therapy is a treatment and a profession. Occupational therapists are interested in how people live their lives. They help people to become as able as possible wherever they live, and whatever health issues they may have. Occupational therapists use ‘doing’ as the therapy. They think with you about all areas of your life; any […]