National Older Peoples MH and Dementia Awards 2019 Launched

National Older Peoples MH and Dementia Awards 2019

There are 12 categories in total, the majority of which  are aimed at teams/services, with one award that can also be won by an individual.

 

1. Community-based crisis mental health care for older people with functional mental health issues (e.g. depression) 

Nominate at:- http://bit.ly/2UvQmq1

 

2. Community-based crisis mental health care for people with dementia or delirium 

Nominate at:- http://bit.ly/2UvQmq1

 

3. Initiatives to support older people’s mental health needs in general hospitals (must include some functional mental health elements) 

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4. Community/primary mental health services for older people with functional mental health issues 

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5. Community/primary mental health services for people with dementia 

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6. Mental health inpatient care for older people (functional only; or functional and organic e.g. dementia) 

Nominate at:- http://bit.ly/2UvQmq1

 

7. IAPT for older people, including services for older people with frailty/cognitive issues 

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8. Integrated care for older people with mental health issues and frailty and/or physical health long-term conditions (including social care) 

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9. Depression, delirium and dementia care in care homes 

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10. Carer support services 

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11. Addressing inequalities among older people with mental health issues/dementia

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12. OPMH/Dementia staff of the year (including  volunteer staff)

Nominate at:- http://bit.ly/2VOrPN1

 

Closing date is April 29th.  The ceremony will take place in Bristol on July 11th hosted by Devon Partnership NHS Trust and Avon & Wiltshire NHS Trust.