Mental Health Sectors
Mental Health covers a wide variety of forms that affects 17.6% of adults between the ages of 16 and 64. Women were more likely than men to have a common mental disorder ( 19.7 per cent and 12.5 per cent respectively ).(Source: Psychiatric morbidity in England, 2007 NHS Information Centre, 2008)
The mental health charity Mind's website states that around 300 people out of 1,000 will experience mental health problems every year in Britain, 230 of these will visit a GP and of those 102 will be diagnosed as having a mental health problem. 24 of these will be referred to a specialist psychiatric service and 6 will become inpatients in psychiatric hospitals.
The main forms of Mental Health that Care Assists work with are as listed below. Click on each for more information, and to find out about Care Assist's philosphy of care for the condition