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Older people’s mental health inpatient services consultation

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Older people’s mental health inpatient services (OPS) – public consultation

We want to know what you think about our proposal to create specialist inpatient wards for older people with dementia, and other mental health needs (such as anxiety, depression or psychosis), in Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield.

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Thank you for your interest in our consultation. Your views will help us make the right decision for our patients, families, carers, loved ones and our staff.

The consultation will close on Friday 29 March 2024. 


Find out about the consultation

You can read about the consultation in our consultation documents:

Further information and other versions of our consultation information, including Easy Read and Word versions can be found on the ‘about our consultation’ pages of our website.

You can watch a video about our consultation and an animation about where specialist inpatient wards could be located on the ‘about our consultation’ pages of our website.

You can attend an event or online meeting. You can find more information about these on our events page.


How to give your views

Once you have information about our proposed changes, please fill out our survey. You can do this by:

  • Filling out an online survey,
  • Completing a paper copy of our survey and return it in the post using the freepost envelope provided (no stamp needed). Paper copies of the survey can be found on our older people’s mental health inpatient wards, in our Trust services across Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield, and you can ask a local GP practice or pharmacy for a copy.
  • If you do need any support or help to complete the survey call us on our freephone number – 0800 587 2108 – leave a message and someone will get back to you as soon as they can.

If you would like any further information about how to give your views, please contact us.


A note on our images:

Thank you to the Centre for Ageing Better for use of their free image library.

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