Chapter 10. One Size Fails All – Dementia, Age Discrimination and Specialist Older People's Mental Health Services

  1. Sube Banerjee and
  2. Vanessa Lawrence

Published Online: 6 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470725498.ch10

Managing Dementia in a Multicultural Society

Managing Dementia in a Multicultural Society

How to Cite

Banerjee, S. and Lawrence, V. (2010) One Size Fails All – Dementia, Age Discrimination and Specialist Older People's Mental Health Services, in Managing Dementia in a Multicultural Society, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470725498.ch10

Author Information

  1. The David Goldberg Centre, The Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470723531

Online ISBN: 9780470725498

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Keywords:

  • dementia, age discrimination and specialist older people's mental health services;
  • specialist older people's mental health services;
  • disparity, quality and quantity of care - for older people with mental disorders;
  • age discrimination in service commissioning;
  • Healthcare Commission report, Older people's mental health services - a National study;
  • National Service Framework for Older People - age specific policy by DH;
  • policy development - for older people with mental disorders;
  • National Dementia Strategy - specialist older people's mental health services;
  • age discrimination elimination - in mental health service provision;
  • deficits in knowledge and skills of hospital staff - caring for older people with mental disorders

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What does good look like?

  • Age discrimination in service commissioning

  • Why consider older adults separately from adults of working age?

  • Policy development for older people with mental disorders

  • Liaison services in general hospitals

  • In-patient care for older people with mental disorders