Promoting Seniors’ Well-Being: The Seniors’ Mental Health Policy Lens Toolkit

Penny MacCourt
Description / Summary

The Seniors’ Mental Health Policy Lens has been designed to promote and support the mental health and well-being of all seniors.

• It is a set of questions to identify (or predict) any direct or indirect negative repercussions of policies, programs and services (in place or proposed), on seniors’ mental health.

• It supports the development or analysis of any policy or program relevant to seniors, including those that do not directly target either mental health or seniors

• Its’ implementation has been evaluated as a best practice in policy design to support seniors’ mental health.