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Are there any mental health facilities for elderly with dementia only?
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
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In brief: Dementia only
Is not a mental health problem, but a physical one.
Having said that, many dementia patients also have mental health issues such as depression, hallucinations and behavioral problems. I know of no dementia only mental health units, but there are many geriatric units which are quite capable of helping patients with dementia.

In brief: Dementia only
Is not a mental health problem, but a physical one.
Having said that, many dementia patients also have mental health issues such as depression, hallucinations and behavioral problems. I know of no dementia only mental health units, but there are many geriatric units which are quite capable of helping patients with dementia.
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