More than 3.5 million older people with mental health problems are not receiving enough services or support, according to an independent inquiry supported by Age Concern.

The UK Inquiry into Mental Health and Well-Being in Later Life says one in four people over 65 are suffering from depression and one in five over 80 suffer dementia, but are often ignored by services which have little understanding of their needs. There are also poor levels of services for people with long-standing severe mental health problems such as schizophrenia.

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