July 14, 2017

HDS is hosting a one-day conference on November 10 to explore different and creative approaches to thinking about and working with older people. Working with older people has a powerful emotional impact and those caring for them can feel isolated with little opportunity to reflect on the meaning of difficult and distressing behaviour. The loneliness of older people at home and in residential settings is often reflected in the experiences of their...

May 9, 2017

We are supporting Mental Health Awareness Week from May 8 - 14.

​A new survey of mental health across the UK by the Mental Health Foundation highlights how few people are flourishing with good mental health. Published to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week the report is based on interviews with more than 2,200 people.

It finds:

  • 13% of people reported high levels of good mental health

  • 40% have experienced depression

  • 25% have expe...

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