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Older people prioritise honesty in mental health day care services

posted Jan 2, 2013, 9:54 AM by deyna gillis

Elderly people attending day care, for those suffering acute mental health problems, want to be listened to and to be told the truth, a new study has shown. A non-judgmental attitude by staff and a pleasant “homely” atmosphere in day care centres were also deemed important by service users who worry about the potential stigma involved in mental healthcare. Read more

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