Age UKIW Older Person Mental Health

Older Person's Mental Health Navigators promote self-confidence to increase a person's sense of health and wellbeing. They can help to improve your quality of life, maintain independence and support individuals and the family of those who have had a diagnosis of Dementia or who are having mental health challenges and those who have not.

What happens when you are visited by an Older Person's Mental Health Navigator?

An Older Person's Mental Health Navigator can visit you and a family member, either in your own home or a place convenient to you. They will take the time to listen to what is important to you and help you navigate the health, social care system and memory services.

Together a plan can be agreed which will provide tailored and creative solutions to your daily challenges.

Older Person's Mental Health Navigator will offer:

Support to do the things you can achieve.
Support to do the things you would like to achieve.
Support to access the things you can't do for yourself.
An Older Person's Mental Health Navigtors can help you:

Be an emotional support through challenging times, for you and your family
Support to access social and community activities
Access domestic support and help around the home
Advice on falls prevention around the home
Home safety, including fitting minor aids and equipment
Welfare and Benefits (including ensuring you're accessing all the support to which you're entitled)
Support through other challenges personal to you
Be an on going point of contact for yourself and the family around you
Be a support for you and your family with or without a dementia diagnosis
Signpost you’re to relevant services
Work alongside Adult Social Care where required
Work alongside The Memory Service where required

Service statistics
Usually replies in 3 minutes
100% of referrals accepted
Categories:
Advocacy
Advocacy for carers
Activities for older people
Advocacy for social care clients
Mental health support
Connecting with others
Getting active
Information and advice
Managing a long-term health condition
Mental health
Services for older people
Support for carers
Additional needs catered for:
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Key words - separate with a comma: dementia, mental health, older person, elderly, wellbeing, social care, social isolation, loneliness, struggle, coping, support, home, community, diagnosis, memory
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