Care homes called to act on substance misuse ‘ageism’

It calls for care home staff to receive training in substance misuse, so that older people might receive the help they need. The report finds that upper age cut-offs in substance use services, a lack of specialist staff, and a failure to refer older adults for treatment are among the factors driving substance misuse inContinue reading “Care homes called to act on substance misuse ‘ageism’”