Beecham, Jennifer, Knapp, Martin, Fernández, José-Luis, Huxley, Peter, Mangalore, Roshni, McCrone, Paul R., Snell, Tom, Winter, Beth and Wittenberg, Raphael (2008) Age discrimination in mental health services. PSSRU discussion paper, 2536. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.Full text not available from this repository.
The UK government is considering the introduction of legislation to outlaw age discrimination in the provision of public services. The Department of Health commissioned a short piece of research to explore the extent of age discrimination in mental health services. Three broad issues are addressed in this report: inequalities between adult and older people’s mental health services; inequalities between adults and older people with mental health problems in their use of health and social care services; and knowledge about the likely single equalities legislation in current services and the possible costs of implementation. The report does not examine differences in outcomes.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Report)|
|Additional Information:||© 2008 PSSRU|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine|
|Sets:||Departments > Social Policy
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