Caring for adults
Caring for adults

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Now you have completed this section, why not explore OpenLearn for more on mental health? The BBC, in partnership with The Open University, broadcasts topics around mental health, such as All in the Mind. Why don’t you find out when you can listen to one of these programmes?

A large proportion of homeless people have diagnosable mental health problems. Think about what their lives must be like, and of ways in which you or others could help.

Using the internet, explore what charitable organisations and mental health campaigning groups offer. The sites for Rethink [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] , Mind, the Alzheimer’s Society and Age UK offer a huge amount of information, resources and advice about mental health problems.




Social Care online open day - 28 June 2022

Find out how you can begin your journey to a career in Social Care when you study with The Open University in Wales.

Join our online open day on 28 June and hear from our course experts and students as they share their experiences. You will also find out more about how learning with the OU works as well as information on fees and funding.

Sessions available to book between 1.30pm - 2.30pm and 6pm - 7pm.

Register for free now to secure your place.