Information on how to access services offered by the council, can be found on the access to social care page.
You can also seek help from your GP.
The following organisations provide support to older people with age related mental health issues.
The Alzheimer’s society website provides information about what they do to help older people.
Alzheimer's society - care services (external website)
Information about conditions and illnesses that Age UK can offer support for can be found on their website.
Age UK - conditions and illnesses (external website)
The council offers a range of services for older people who are experiencing a mental health issue such as:
The council also commissions services which are provided by other organisations, which include:
Further information about the mental capacity advocate can be found on the Department of Health website.
Department of Health (external website)
Further information about what the Alzheimer's society offer can be found on their website.
Alzheimer's society - what we do (external website)
Further information about what Age UK offer can be found on their website.
Age UK - what we do (external website)
Further information about what Rethink offer can be found on their website.
Rethink - what we do (external website)
The council works closely with the local primary care trust and the Humber NHS Foundation Trust who are commissioned to provide a range of specialist services, including:
Humber NHS Foundation Trust - accessing mental health services in the East Riding (external website)
The single point of access to lots of information on services.
This depends upon your individual circumstances. Further information can be found on the paying for care services page.