Information for Older Adults and Care Partners
Mental health issues in long-term care are common. The majority of residents in community care facilities are diagnosed with a mental disorder or dementia. The most common diagnoses include depression, dementia, delirium and anxiety.
It is important to be aware of problems or changes in the mood, thinking and behaviour of someone in long-term care. These could be signs that something is wrong. If there is a problem, staff at the home can help you and your family.
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Mental Health in Long Term Care - Learn More and Find Support
This pamphlet talks about how to make life easier for you and your family member in long-term care.