Older people may experience age related mental health disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. We can help them to navigate life safely as they age.
Ageing disorders are an unfortunate and, sadly, unavoidable reality among some older people as they advance in years. Usually, the disorders result in an ongoing decline in the mental and physical functioning of the person, meaning that extra support is required.
While not everyone will suffer from age related disorders to the same degree, it is quite common for older people to find that managing daily life becomes more difficult with increasing age and as memory fails.
As a result, people often experience a loss of independence, increased reliance on care and medication, and the development of other health concerns. This can place a burden on the older person, as well as their loved ones, but specialist support is available.
As the loss of an active social circle sets in, there can also be increased feelings of loneliness, and this can often lead to other mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.
Losing or misplacing items
Taking longer to complete tasks
Changes in mood
Loss of initiative
Our psycho-geriatric programme provides specialised treatment for disorders of old age, with the aim of improving the quality of day to day life for elderly people suffering from cognitive decline.
As part of our commitment to providing the best and safest care to all of our patients, we listen. If you have anything you'd like to ask us, or need assistance accessing our services, please get in touch.