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.

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Did you know if you study a paid part-time course with the OU in Wales you could get up to £4,500* to help with your living costs?

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*Eligibility rules apply for financial support.